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Salivary glands


Features to report

Reviewer: Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 24 January 2013, last major update September 2012
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● Tumor histologic type and pattern
● Anatomic site of origin/location, side
● Tumor size
● Tumor histologic grade (for mucoepidermoid carcinoma, adenocarcinoma NOS, malignant mixed tumor, adenoid cystic carcinoma)
● Tumor extension (intra- or extraglandular), to adjacent structures
● Status of resection margins
● Vascular invasion
● Perineural invasion
● Lymph nodes: for each level, number obtained, number involved by tumor, size of largest nodal metastases, presence of extracapsular spread, side, if appropriate: major nerve (e.g. facial) or vessel (e.g. jugular vein), bone, skin involvement

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