Table 2: Histological type of minor salivary gland tumours.

Type of tumourNumber

Benign21(36.8%)
 Pleomorphic adenoma17
 Myoepithelioma1
 Pleomorphic adenoma and myoepithelioma1
 Monomorphic adenoma1
 Basal cell adenoma1

Malignant36(63.2%)
 Adenoid cystic carcinoma18
 Mucoepidermoid carcinoma8
 Adenocarcinoma4
 Acinic cell carcinoma3
 Papillary cystadenocarcinoma1
 Carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma1
 Undifferentiated carcinoma1

Total: 57 tumours*

*In one patients two MSGTs were diagnosed.