[Salivary gland tumors in the County of Funen, 1984-2003].

  title={[Salivary gland tumors in the County of Funen, 1984-2003].},
  author={Kristian Slott Mortensen and Janni Hjortlund and Kristine Bj\orndal and Annelise Krogdal and Christian Godballe},
  journal={Ugeskrift for laeger},
  volume={170 7},
INTRODUCTION The objective of this study is to estimate the incidence of major salivary gland tumors in a geographically well-defined area (the County of Funen, Denmark) and to analyse the demographic data and distribution of histological types. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients with salivary gland tumors were identified through a search on pathology and diagnosis codes in the period 1984-2003, which initially resulted in a group of 951 patients. Of these a total of 682 patients (72%) fulfilled… CONTINUE READING


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