Salivary gland tumours in Ibadan, Nigeria: a study of 295 cases.

  title={Salivary gland tumours in Ibadan, Nigeria: a study of 295 cases.},
  author={B O Abiose and O C Oyejide and Jaiye Ogunniyi},
  journal={African journal of medicine and medical sciences},
  volume={19 3},
Over a period of 21 years 295 primary salivary gland epithelial tumours were collected and studied. These tumours constituted 2.8% of all head and neck tumours seen at the University College Hospital. Ibadan, over the same period. Two hundred and one (68.1%) were in the major glands and 94 (31.9%) were in the minor intra-oral glands, with the parotid and palatal glands being most frequently involved. There was no statistically significant difference in the sex ratio, and the incidence of tumour… CONTINUE READING


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