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1

What is the correct term for a "mixed salivary tumor" of benign origin?

Pleomorphic Adenoma

2

Pleomorphic Adenomas are _____ destructive and are the _______ common salivary gland tumor?

locally (ear, bones, tissue etc)
MOST

3

Most of the time (____%)
A salivary tumor is pleomorphic adenoma.

90

4

____% of the time a pleomorphic adenoma returns after excision?

30

5

What do surgeons have to be careful about when taking out a pleomorphic adenoma?

cutting facial nerve (VII)

6

Where is the majority of pleomorphic adenomas located?

parotid gland tail

7

What are some elements commonly seen in a pleomorphic adenoma?

bone, cartilage, fibrous connective tissue

8

What is the term for a benign tumor of old age?

Oncocytoma

9

What type of cells are found in an oncocytoma?

old cells
oncocytes

10

What is the tx. for an oncocytoma?

nothing....just a buildup of old cells no need to remove

11

90% of malignant salivary gland tumors are what?

Mucoepidermoid Carcinomas

12

What type of tissue is in a Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma?

salivary gland tissue

13

Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma, at first, may appear as _______ carcinoma?

squamous cell

14

A mucoepidermoid carcinoma is _______ to the touch and commonly found in what location?

indurated
roof of mouth

15

What is the most common Adenocarcinoma in KIDS?

Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma in the Parotid Gland

16

What is the tx. for a mucoepidermoid carcinoma?

remove and hope it didn't spread

17

Cancer Staging:
Grade 1- you have a ___% survival
Grade 4- you have a ___% survival

90
50

18

The Maxillary Sinus is also called the?

nasal sinus

19

The MX sinus can make what teeth sensitive to pressure?

MX molars

20

MX sinusitis pain gets worse when you do what to your head?

lower it

21

What occurs after you get a tooth extracted and you end up having an opening between oral cavity and sinus cavity?

Oroantral Fistula

22

Sinuses are lined by ______ membranes?

mucous

23

What are the 4 sinuses?

MX
Frontal
Ethmoid
Sphenoid

24

How do you get a mucocele in your sinus?

from a retention cyst from the mucous membrane

25

Who would have to remove either a cyst, poly, or mucocele located in a sinus cavity?

ENT- otolaryngologist