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An Official Publication of the Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists

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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 21-24
An analysis of salivary gland lesions - an institutional Experience

Department of Oral Pathology, Ragas Dental College, Chennai, India

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T P Sajeevan
Department of Oral Pathology, Ragas Dental College, Chennai
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This report describes the prevalence of salivary gland lesions reported in the Department of Oral Pathology, Ragas Dental College from 1993 to 2001. In the period of 9 years, 1118 cases were subjected to histopathological examination. Of these 30 cases (2.68%) were salivary gland lesions. Of the 30, 60%was mucous extravasation cyst, 20% salivary gland neoplasm, 16.67% sialadenitis and 3.3% Sjogren's syndrome. These lesions showed no statistical significant difference in age, sex and site distribution, due to limited number of cases, except mucous extravasation cyst, which showed statistical significance in relation to sex.

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