Flashcards in Unit 4 part 2 Deck (25)
What is the correct term for a "mixed salivary tumor" of benign origin?
Pleomorphic Adenomas are _____ destructive and are the _______ common salivary gland tumor?
locally (ear, bones, tissue etc)
Most of the time (____%)
A salivary tumor is pleomorphic adenoma.
____% of the time a pleomorphic adenoma returns after excision?
What do surgeons have to be careful about when taking out a pleomorphic adenoma?
cutting facial nerve (VII)
Where is the majority of pleomorphic adenomas located?
parotid gland tail
What are some elements commonly seen in a pleomorphic adenoma?
bone, cartilage, fibrous connective tissue
What is the term for a benign tumor of old age?
What type of cells are found in an oncocytoma?
What is the tx. for an oncocytoma?
nothing....just a buildup of old cells no need to remove
90% of malignant salivary gland tumors are what?
What type of tissue is in a Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma?
salivary gland tissue
Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma, at first, may appear as _______ carcinoma?
A mucoepidermoid carcinoma is _______ to the touch and commonly found in what location?
roof of mouth
What is the most common Adenocarcinoma in KIDS?
Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma in the Parotid Gland
What is the tx. for a mucoepidermoid carcinoma?
remove and hope it didn't spread
Grade 1- you have a ___% survival
Grade 4- you have a ___% survival
The Maxillary Sinus is also called the?
The MX sinus can make what teeth sensitive to pressure?
MX sinusitis pain gets worse when you do what to your head?
What occurs after you get a tooth extracted and you end up having an opening between oral cavity and sinus cavity?
Sinuses are lined by ______ membranes?
What are the 4 sinuses?
How do you get a mucocele in your sinus?
from a retention cyst from the mucous membrane