Tumours of minor salivary glands — A report of 154 cases

  • M. S. Bal
  • B. R. Prabhakar
  • K. Kapur
Short Report


One hundred and fifty four cases of tumours of minor salivary glands were examined histopathologically during eighteen years period, in the department of Pathology, Medical College, Amritsar. The availale data were thoroghly analysed. Most common site of origin of these tumours, was the palate. Pleomorphic salivary adenoma was the commonest benign tumour. Among malignant, adenoid cystic and mucoepidermaid carcinomas were the dominanttypes. Patients with benign tumours tended to be younger, sex distribution being almost equal. Those with malignant tumours were older and females were more frequently involved than the males.


Salivary Gland Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Pleomorphic Adenoma Salivary Gland Tumour Minor Salivary Gland 
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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. S. Bal
    • 1
  • B. R. Prabhakar
    • 1
  • K. Kapur
    • 1
  1. 1.Deptt. of PathologyMedical CollegeAmritsar

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