Histopathological Analysis of Salivary Gland Lesion


  • Pooja N Gauswami, Nandita P Mehta2, Hansa M Goswami3




Salivary gland, Pleomorphic adenoma, Mucoepidermoid carcinoma


Lesions of the salivary glands present an interesting subject matter because of their great histologic diversification. This study was carried out to study the histopathological spectrum of salivary gland lesions and to know their pattern of distribution. The study was done with retrospective data from January 2014 to August 2018 and in the department of Pathology BJ Medical College civil Hospital Ahmedabad. Out of total 100 cases, 73(73%) were neoplastic and 27(27%) were non neoplastic. Overall there is male predominance over female. The age range of 17 to 75 years. Benign tumors are more common over malignant. Parotid was the most common site for the location of tumors (67%) and Pleomorphic adenoma was the commonest salivary gland tumor observed in both sexes. Muco-epidermoid carcinoma was the most common among the malignant salivary gland tumors followed by adenoid cystic carcinoma.

Author Biography

Pooja N Gauswami, Nandita P Mehta2, Hansa M Goswami3

1Post graduate Resident, 2Additional Professor, 3Professor & Head, Department of Pathology,
B. J. Medical College, Asarwa Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India