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Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery > Volume 36(3); 1993 > Article
Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 1993;36(3): 399-404.
Benign mixed tumor in otolaryngologic field ; A clinical study.
Chang Sik Park, Pyeong Gwi Jung, Sok Chon Kim, Joong Saeng Cho, Hwoe Young Ahn, Chang Il Cha
이비인후과 영역에 발생한 양성 혼합종의 임상적 고찰
박창식 · 정평귀 · 김석천 · 조중생 · 안회영 · 차창일
경희대학교 의과대학 이비인후과학교실

We retrospectively reviewed the 76 patients' records of histologically confirmed pleomorphic adenoma at the Department of Otolaryngology, College of Medicine, Kyung-Hee University from January 1979 to December 1991. The results obtained were as follows : 1) The sex distribution was 21 cases(27.6%) in male and 55(72.4%) in female. 2) The mean age was 37.3 years old(from 9 years old to 70 years old). 3) The chief complaint was slowly growing painless mass in most cases(97.4%). 4) The sites of origin were parotid gland in 50 cases(65.8%), submandibular gland, lateral neck, palate, sublingual gland, oral cavity, preauricular soft tissue and larynx in order. 5) The treatments were mass enucleation in 23 cases of parotid gland lesion, superficial parotidectomy in 19 cases, total parotidectomy in 7 cases, deep lobectomy of parotid gland in 1 case and mass enucleation in other 26 cases. 6) Swer cases were recurred, requiring reoperatia and 3 cases of these had postoperative facial palsies and 2 cases had malignant changes.

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