Salivary gland lesions: a Jamaican perspective.

  title={Salivary gland lesions: a Jamaican perspective.},
  author={Nadia Patricia Williams and Daniel L Boyd and Low Choy and Barrie Hanchard},
  journal={The West Indian medical journal},
  volume={50 1},
A retrospective analysis of the spectrum and relative frequency of salivary gland lesions diagnosed in the Department of Pathology, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, between 1965 and 1994, is reported. Four hundred and sixty-four salivary gland biopsies were received. Of these 99 (21.3%) were non-neoplastic and the remaining 365 (78.7%) were neoplasms: 261 (71.5%) were benign and 104 (28.5%) malignant. Benign mixed tumour (BMT)/pleomorphic adenoma (PA) was the most common… CONTINUE READING