Table 3: Number of cases based on cytological and pathological diagnosis in the oral cavity and salivary glands (Total cases – 65).

Types of Case Cytological
Diagnosis
Histopathology (Concordant) Discordant (Benign) Discordant (Malignant)
Non-Neoplastic Lesions - - -
Chronic Sialadenitis 8 (12.3%) 5 3 -
Granulomatous Sialadenitis 2 (3.07%) 2 - -
Mucocele 2 (3.07%) 2 - -
Total 12 (18.47%) 9 - -
Benign Lesions - - -
Central giant cell granuloma 1 (1.54%) 1 - -
Lymphoepithelial cyst 1 (1.54%) 1 - -
Ameloblastoma 1 (1.54%) 1 - -
Pleomorphic adenoma 26 (40.0%) 24 1 1
Warthin’s Tumor 9 (13.84%) 9 - -
Schwannoma 1 (1.54%) 1 - -
Total 39 (60.0%) 37 - -
Malignant Lesions - - -
Squamous cell carcinoma 4 (6.15%) 3 - 1
Adenoid cystic carcinoma 4 (6.15%) 3 1 -
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma 2 (3.07%) 1 1 -
Polymorphous low grade Adenocarcinoma 2 (3.07%) 2 - -
Salivary duct carcinoma 1 (1.54%) 1 - -
Basal cell adenocarcinoma 1 (1.54%) 1 - -
Total 14 (21.53%) 11 - -
Total of all lesions 65 (100%) 57 6 2

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