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Salivary Gland Tumours

Monographs in Clinical Cytology

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Published by S. Karger Publishers (USA) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cytology,
  • Cellular Pathology,
  • Neoplastic Diseases,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical / Pathology,
  • Clinical Chemistry,
  • Oncology,
  • Pathology,
  • Atlases,
  • Cytopathology,
  • Salivary Gland Neoplasms,
  • Salivary glands,
  • Tumors,
  • diagnosis

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJerzy Klijanienko (Editor), Philippe Vielh (Editor), Svante R. Orell (Editor), John G. Batsakis (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12931108M
    ISBN 103805570244
    ISBN 109783805570244

    Salivary gland tumours most often present as painless enlarging masses. Most are located in the parotid glands and most are benign. The principal hurdle . Of salivary gland neoplasms, more than 50% are benign, and approximately 70% to 80% of all salivary gland neoplasms originate in the parotid gland.[1,2,8] The palate is the most common site of minor salivary gland tumors. The frequency of malignant lesions varies by site.

    The two parotid glands are major salivary glands wrapped around the mandibular ramus in humans. These are largest of the salivary glands, secreting saliva to facilitate mastication and swallowing, and amylase to begin the digestion of starches. It is the serous type of gland which secretes alpha-amylase (also known as ptyalin). It enters the oral cavity via the parotid : Salivary Gland Tumors: Definition A salivary gland tumor is an uncontrolled growth of cells that originates in one of the many saliva-producing glands in the mouth. Description The tongue, cheeks, and palate (the hard and soft areas at the roof of the mouth) contain many glands that produce saliva. In saliva there are enzymes, or catalysts.

    Knowledge of tumours of the salivary glands has advanced consider­ ably in the two decades that have elapsed since work was started on the first edition of Histological Typing of Salivary Gland Tumours. A great deal of information has been collected about Brand: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Epidemiology •Overall prevalence: –3% of Head & Neck neoplasms – parotid neoplasms –10 submandibular neoplasms –10 minor salivary gland neoplasms –1 .


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Tumors of the Salivary Glands (AFIP Atlas of Tumor Pathology: Series 4): Medicine & Health Science Books @ 5/5(2). Most salivary gland tumors are benign and occur in the parotid glands.

A painless salivary mass is the most common sign and is evaluated by fine-needle aspiration biopsy. Imaging with CT and MRI can be helpful. For malignant tumors, treatment is with excision and radiation. Long-term results are related to the grade of the cancer. Staging of definitive resections for primary salivary gland carcinoma and neuroendocrine carcinoma of the parotid, submandibular or sublingual gland should use this system On occasion Salivary Gland Tumours book may be Salivary Gland Tumours book to distinguish a sublingual salivary gland primary with certainty from a salivary gland tumor arising from minor salivary glands in the.

Here you can find more information on the different types of salivary gland cancers. Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma is the most common type of salivary gland cancer.

More than 30 percent of salivary gland cancers are thought to be this type. Cancers that develop here often form tiny mucous-filled cysts. Salivary Gland Tumours (Monographs in Clinical Cytology, Vol. 15) 1st Edition.

by P. Vielh (Author), J. Klijanienko (Author), Philippe Vielh (Series Editor) & ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: Salivary gland tumors are abnormal cells growing in the gland or in the tubes (ducts) that drain the salivary glands.

The salivary glands are located around the mouth. They produce saliva, which moistens food to help with chewing and swallowing. Saliva also helps to protect teeth from decay. There are 3 main pairs of salivary glands. This monograph is based on a detailed review of more than 1, aspiration cytology biopsies of salivary gland tumors, including even rare entities, which were collected over a period of 45 years at the Institut Curie and correlated with histopathological diagnoses according to the most recent classifications (WHO and AFIP).

Review of such a large series of cases has allowed the. Salivary gland cancers (malignant salivary gland tumors) There are many types of salivary gland cancers. Normal salivary glands are made up of many different kinds of cells, and tumors can start in any of these cell types.

Salivary gland cancers are named according to which of these cell types they most look like when seen under a microscope.

Salivary gland tumours. Salivary gland tumours are uncommon in children, representing only 1% of all childhood neoplasms and 10% of all paediatric head and neck tumours.

The parotid is involved in up to 90% of cases, and approximately half are malignant, the majority of these occurring in children over 10 years of age. Salivary gland cancer is a rare disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the salivary glands. The salivary glands make saliva and release it into the mouth.

Saliva has enzymes that help digest food and antibodies that help protect against infections of the mouth and are 3 pairs of major salivary glands. SALIVARY GLAND tumors are a comparatively rare disorder, accounting for only 1% of all neoplasms of the head and neck region.

1 Further complicating the analysis of these tumors in the pediatric population is that fewer than 5% of all salivary tumors occur in patients younger than 16 years. 2 Not all masses arising in a salivary gland region represent tumors of Cited by: Salivary gland tumors are variable in location, origin and malignant potential.

Pathology. In general, the ratio of benign to malignant tumors is proportional to the gland size; i.e. the parotid gland tends to have benign neoplasms, the submandibular glandand the sublingual glands and accessory glands mostly malignant.

Due to the size discrepancy, in absolute numbers the. Salivary gland tumours present a diverse range of histological and clinical behaviours. The rarity of these tumours combined with the diverse histology means that there is a lack of studies that can be used to provide strong recommendations for each individual histologic subtype of Cited by: These tumours can be benign or malignant, with parotid tumours less likely to be malignant than those in the submandibular, sublingual or minor salivary glands.

Epidemiology. Salivary gland tumours have an incidence of 1 inThey are slightly more common in women than in men and more common in adults. Of the 80 cases, 54 (%) occurred in parotid gland, 24 (30%) in submandibular gland and 2 (%) in minor salivary glands (palate).

The non-neoplastic lesions involved only submandibular gland. Based on the final histologic diagnosis, eight cases (10%) were non-neoplastic and the rest were by: Salivary gland tumours most often present as painless enlarging masses.

Most are located in the parotid glands and most are benign. The principal hurdle in their management lies in the difficulty in distinguishing benign from malignant tumours. Investigations such as fine needle aspiration cytology and MRI scans provide some useful information, but most cases will require surgical Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.

Contents: Fine-needle aspiration cytology procedure and ancillary techniques; imaging of salivary gland tumours; salivary gland anatomy and tumour histogenesis; basic cytological components and diagnostic approach; adenomas; high- and. Foreword --Preface --Acknowledgements --Introduction --Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology Procedure and Ancillary Techniques --Imaging of Salivary Gland Tumours --Salivary Gland Anatomy and Tumour Histogenesis --Basic Cytological Components and Diagnostic Approach --Adenomas --High- and Intermediate-Grade Carcinomas --Low-Grade Carcinomas --Benign.

The principles of the second edition of the WHO Histological Typing of Salivary Gland Tumours are based on the following axioms: The classification is orientated to the routine work of the surgical pathologist.

The inclusion of rare but clearly defined tumour en­ tities should be helpful to surgical pathologists consulting with clinicians. The parotid gland lies just in front of the ear and is the most common site for a salivary gland tumour.

80% of tumours affecting the parotid gland are benign and so do not spread to other parts of the body. Benign tumours can continue to grow unless removed by surgery, although this may take many years for the tumour to get to any significant.

eBook is an electronic version of a traditional print book THIS can be read by using a personal computer or by using an eBook reader. (An eBook reader can be a software application for use on a computer such as Microsoft's free Reader application, or a book-sized computer THIS is used solely as a reading device such as Nuvomedia's Rocket eBook.).Worldwide annual incidence of salivary gland tumours varies from to % per 1 lakh population.

1 Overall about % of head and neck cancers are salivary gland neoplasms. Guzzo et al.,Major and minor salivary gland tumors Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology 74 () – • Krishnaraj Subhashraj, Salivary gland tumors: a single institution experience in India British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 46 () – • Zheng W, Shu XO,Ji BT,et al.

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