Epithelial salivary glands neoplasms in children and adolescents: A forty-four-year experience

Epithelial salivary glands neoplasms in children and adolescents: A forty-four-year experience

Autor Ribeiro, KDB Google Scholar
Kowalski, L. P. Google Scholar
Saba, LMB Google Scholar
Camargo, B. de Google Scholar
Instituição Ctr Tratamento & Pesquisa Hosp Canc AC Camorgo
Hosp Canc Registry Coordinator
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Resumo Background. Epithelial neoplasms of salivary gland origin are relatively uncommon in children and adolescents. Over a 44-year period, there were 38 cases affecting children under 19 years of age in our Pediatric Hospital-Based Tumor Registry.Procedure. Medical charts of 38 patients with epithelial neoplasms of salivary glands were reviewed, Data collected included demographic, clinical, and histological characteristics. Statistical analysis included descriptive statistics, Student t-test, and Kaplan-Meier method was used for survival analysis.Results. the mean age was 11.8 years. There was a female preponderance of 1.9:1. the parotid gland was affected in most cases (65.8%). Twenty-seven patients had malignant tumors and eleven patients presented benign neoplasms. Pleomorphic adenoma was the most frequent benign tumor (7 out of 11) and mucoepidermoid carcinoma vas the most frequent malignancy (17 Out of 27), Five-year overall survival rate was 81.6% for patients with malignant tumors. Grade of differentiation was the only significant prognostic factor for patients with mucoepidermoid carcinomas.Conclusions. Epithelial salivary gland tumors are very raw in children. Surgery is the heat option to achieve high cure rates and radiotherapy must have precise indications because of their long-term side effects in young age. (C) 2002 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Palavra-chave salivary gland neoplasms
childhood cancer
epidemiology
childhood head and neck tumors
Idioma Inglês
Data de publicação 2002-12-01
Publicado em Medical and Pediatric Oncology. Hoboken: Wiley-liss, v. 39, n. 6, p. 594-600, 2002.
ISSN 0098-1532 (Sherpa/Romeo, fator de impacto)
Publicador Wiley-Blackwell
Extensão 594-600
Fonte http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mpo.10168
Direito de acesso Acesso restrito
Tipo Artigo
Web of Science WOS:000178734600010
Endereço permanente http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/27056

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