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Maxillary sinus tumours--a review of twenty-nine patients treated by maxillectomy approach.
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PMID:  17240576     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A retrospective data of 29 patients who underwent various types of maxillectomy from January 1998 till January 2004 in UKM hospital were reviewed. There were 21 males (72%) and 8 females (28%) with mean age of 42 years. Malays were the majority of patients 17 (59%), Chinese 11 (38%) and Indian 1 (3%). Seventeen patients (59%) presented with malignant tumours while 12 patients (41%) with benign tumours. Inverted papilloma (50%) was the commonest benign tumour and squamous cell carcinoma (36%) was the commonest malignancy. Medial maxillectomy was performed in ten patients (35%), total maxillectomy in seven patients (24%), three patients (10%) had near total, three patients (10%) had partial maxillectomy and six patients (21%) underwent inferior maxillectomy.
S Mazlina; S H A Primuharsa Putra; M A R Megat Shiraz; M Y S Hazim; R Roszalina; A R Roslan Abdul
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Malaysia     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0300-5283     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Malaysia     Publication Date:  2006 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-23     Completed Date:  2007-03-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0361547     Medline TA:  Med J Malaysia     Country:  Malaysia    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  284-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / surgery
Maxilla / surgery*
Maxillary Sinus Neoplasms / surgery*
Middle Aged
Papilloma, Inverted / surgery
Retrospective Studies

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