Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the salivary glands. A retrospective study of 51 cases and review of the literature.

@article{GuevaraCanales2016MucoepidermoidCO,
  title={Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the salivary glands. A retrospective study of 51 cases and review of the literature.},
  author={Janet Ofelia Guevara-Canales and Rafael Morales-Vadillo and Guillermo Guzm{\'a}n-Arias and Carlos Enrique Cava-Vergi{\'u} and Henry Guerra-Miller and Jaime E. Montes-Gil},
  journal={Acta odontologica latinoamericana : AOL},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={230-238}
}
The aim of this study is to present the casuistic of mucoepidermoid carcinoma of salivary glands in patients diagnosed at "Dr. Eduardo Cáceres Graziani" National Institute for Neoplastic Diseases, Lima, Perú. From January 2002 to December 2012, 51 cases were diagnosed as mucoepidermoid carcinoma. The number of female patients was higher, with 28 cases (54.9%), and regarding age distribution, 33.3% of the patients were under 30 years old. Pain was one of the main symptoms, and 74.5% of the… CONTINUE READING

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