The treatment of sublingual gland tumours.

  title={The treatment of sublingual gland tumours.},
  author={Guo-wen Sun and Xing-Yan Yang and E Tang and Jian-yi Wen and Ming Lu and Q Hu},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  volume={39 9},
This study assessed the clinical and histological features and therapeutic efficacy of 25 cases of sublingual gland tumours from 1998 to 2008. There were 17 female patients and 8 male, the ratio of females to males was 2.1:1. The mean age was 48.6 years. 4 cases were benign tumours (16%). 21 cases were malignant sublingual gland tumours (84%) and of these, 18 were adenoid cystic carcinoma (86%). Adenoid cystic carcinoma was mainly of the histological type, and the other histological… CONTINUE READING


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