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Warthin's tumor at the Brazilian National Cancer Institute: additional evidence of homogeneous sex prevalence and association with other neoplasms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18984968     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY: To report the largest Brazilian series of Warthin's tumor (WT).
PROCEDURES: The medical files of 76 patients with WT treated in the Brazilian National Cancer Institute from 1996 to 2006 were reviewed.
RESULTS: The male:female ratio was 2:1, with a predominance of white, old, and smoking patients. However, there were more women among the nonsmokers. One fifth of the patients presented with synchronous multiple lesions. Parotid lesions were prevalent, but there were patients with lesions in cervical lymph nodes and in the inferior lip. Most cases were treated by superficial parotidectomy, without recurrences. One fourth of the patients also developed other primary neoplasms.
CONCLUSIONS: The observed data do not differ from those in the international literature. Multiplicity and the development of other neoplastic diseases require close clinical management of patients with WT.
MESSAGE: The previously unreported observation of female prevalence among nonsmoking people with WT should be confirmed and explored in future studies.
Sérgio Vitorino Cardoso; Kelen Christine do Nascimento Souza; Paulo Rogério de Faria; Roberto Araújo Lima; Marilene Filgueira Nascimento; Ana Lúcia Amaral Eisenberg; Fernando Luiz Dias; Adriano Mota Loyola
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2008-11-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its related specialties     Volume:  70     ISSN:  1423-0275     ISO Abbreviation:  ORL J. Otorhinolaryngol. Relat. Spec.     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-05     Completed Date:  2009-02-10     Revised Date:  2014-11-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0334721     Medline TA:  ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  339-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2008 S. Karger AG, Basel.
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MeSH Terms
Adenolymphoma / epidemiology*,  pathology,  surgery*
Age Distribution
Aged, 80 and over
Biopsy, Needle
Brazil / epidemiology
Cohort Studies
Lymph Nodes / pathology*,  surgery
Middle Aged
Neoplasm Invasiveness / pathology
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / epidemiology*,  pathology
Neoplasm Staging
Parotid Neoplasms / epidemiology*,  pathology,  surgery*
Retrospective Studies
Risk Factors
Sex Distribution
Smoking / epidemiology
Survival Analysis

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