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Table 8 Number, sex and age distribution of patients presenting malignant non-odontogenic tumors

From: Retrospective study of biopsied head and neck lesions in a cohort of referral Taiwanese patients

Non-odontogenic (malignant) tumors Male Female Age distribution (years)
0-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-79 80-89 90-99
Mesenchymal             
Osteosarcoma 3 6 0 3 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 0
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Malignant solitary fibrous tumor 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Neuroblastoma 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ewing sarcoma 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chondrosarcoma 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Hematologic             
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma 13 6 0 1 3 0 5 5 0 4 1 0
Langerhans cell histocytosis 12 0 0 0 2 6 2 2 0 0 0 0
Plasmacytoma 3 4 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 0
Leukemia 0 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Hodgkin's lymphoma 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Malignant hemangioendothelioma 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Multiple myeloma 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Salivary gland             
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma 19 16 0 0 7 9 7 6 0 3 3 0
Adenoid cystic carcinoma 18 10 0 0 1 4 3 5 0 12 3 0
Papillary cystic adenocarcinoma 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 0
Adenocarcinoma, NOS 4 3 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 0
Salivary duct carcinoma 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Acinic cell carcinoma 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Epithelial             
Squamous cell carcinoma 4628 332 0 0 49 603 1709 1735 439 350 71 4
Verrucous carcinoma 359 34 0 1 0 42 113 136 40 52 9 0
Metastatic carcinoma 319 29 0 0 0 46 137 128 22 14 1 0
Carcinoma in situ 142 13 0 0 1 23 40 53 18 16 4 0
Undifferentiated carcinoma 11 4 0 0 0 2 2 3 2 3 3 0
Spindle cell carcinoma 10 1 0 0 0 4 1 4 0 2 0 0
Carcinosarcoma 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
Total 5558 470 3 6 67 743 2029 2089 522 467 98 4