Salivary gland tumours

Pleomorphic adenoma/Mixed tumour

  1. Commonest salivary gland tumour
  2. Causes 70% parotid tumours and accounts for 50% of salivary gland tumours in total.
  3. Benign
  4. Most common benign salivary gland tumour
  5. Slow growing
  6. Not associated with calculi

Tip:90% minor salivary gland tumours are malignant

80% of major salivary gland tumours are benign.

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