Clinical significance of the tumour capsule in the treatment of parotid pleomorphic adenomas.

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The propensity of pleomorphic adenomas to recur is generally attributed to the biological nature of the tumour, and surgery close to the capsule is perceived as undesirable. At the Christie Hospital, Manchester, between 1947 and 1992, 475 tumours arising within the superficial portion of the parotid gland were treated by two surgical techniques… (More)

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@article{McGurk1996ClinicalSO, title={Clinical significance of the tumour capsule in the treatment of parotid pleomorphic adenomas.}, author={Mark McGurk and Andrew G Renehan and Eric Gleave and Beverly Hancock}, journal={The British journal of surgery}, year={1996}, volume={83 12}, pages={1747-9} }