Primary malignant head and neck tumours in Ghana: a survey of histopathological charts over two decades
作者: Abdulai A.E Nuamah I.K Avogo D Gyasi R.K Dakora T
刊名: International Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Research, 2013, Vol.2 (1)
来源数据库: Michael Joanna Publications
DOI: 10.14194/ijmbr.2112
关键词: Malignanthead and neck tumourshistopathologyGhana
原始语种摘要: Background: Head and neck cancers are among the top ten malignancies worldwide. Their true extent is lacking in Ghana. There is no known published data covering the subject among Ghanaians. Aim: To determine the incidence of primary head and neck cancers seen at Korle Bu Teaching hospital, Ghana. Methods: A retrospective study of histopathological records of diagnosed head and neck cancers from 1989-2008. Results: 2,041 of 4,546 reports were malignant. 1342 were primary cancers. These were studied further in detail. The male: female ratio was 1.84:1. The oldest patient was 95 years and the youngest less than 1 year. The mean age was 45.08 years with a peak age-group of 51 to 60. The incidence of tumours in female exceeded that of male in only one age-group (81-90), with a ratio of 0.62:1....
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  • carcinoma 癌症
  • nasopharyngeal 鼻咽的
  • lymphoma 淋巴瘤
  • osteosarcoma 骨肉瘤
  • female 女性的
  • chondrosarcoma 软骨肉瘤
  • incidence 入射
  • worldwide 世界的
  • gender 性别
  • malignant 恶性的