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2020 | 74(5) | 1-6
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Review and characteristics of 585 salivary gland neoplasms from a tertiary hospital registered in the Polish National Major Salivary Gland Benign Tumors Registry over a period of 5 years: a prospective study

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Introduction: A Polish National Major Salivary Gland Benign Tumors Registry (SGR) is a report of benign salivary gland neoplasms (SGNs) from 26 different centres in Poland, introduced in 2014. The aim of this study is to analyze demographic characteristics and clinico-pathological factors of benign SGNs treated in large tertiary institutions and to determine possible correlations between selected variables.
Material and method: Analysis of 585 patients recorded in SGR and operated on for SGNs in the Department of Otolaryngology and Laryngological Surgery, University of Medical Sciences, Poznań, Poland, over a 5-year period. Patient age, sex, occupation, place of residence, tumor location, size, histology, recurrence, facial nerve function after surgery, wound healing, surgery procedure, availability of pre-operative imaging examinations, fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) results were analyzed.
Results: 338 females and 247 males with a mean age of 53 years were operated on. In total, 96.2% of tumors originated from the parotid and 3.8% from the submandibular gland. The most frequent primary tumor diameter was 2–4 cm (59.5%) followed by <2 cm (29.2%) and >4 cm (8.4%). Tumors of over 4 cm were frequently removed by partial superficial parotidectomy, while those under 2 cm – by extracapsullar dissection (ECD). Pleomorphic adenomas (PA) were predominant (58.8%), followed by Warthin’s tumor (WT) – 37.1%. Patients with WT were on average 13.3 years older than patients with PA.
Discussion: This research can be helpful to better understand the clinico-pathological features of SGNs. Long-termin hospital-based analysis is important for subsequent metaanalyses and comparisons with other centers. The reasons why not all patients’ data are reported to the national SGR should be further precisely analyzed.
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2020-04-29
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