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Table 1 Anatomical distribution of head and neck malignancies

From: Clinico-pathological profile of head and neck malignancies at University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria

ANATOMICAL LOCATION FREQUENCY PERCENT
Respiratory tract 516 43.2
Maxillofacial bones 244 20.5
Intraoral 149 12.5
Cervical lymph nodes 133 11.2
Salivary Glands 64 5.4
Face and scalp (soft tissue) 63 5.3
Ear 16 1.3
Oesophageal 7 0.6
TOTAL 1192 100
  1. * maxillofacial bones = maxilla, mandible, skull, maxillary sinus