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Table 2 Anatomical distribution of malignant maxillofacial tumours

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

SITE FREQUENCY LOCAL PERCENTAGE OVERALL PERCENTAGE
Maxilla 105 24.2 8.8
Mandible 85 19.6 7.1
Salivary glands 60 13.9 5.0
Palate 55 12.7 4.6
Tonsil 26 6.0 2.2
Cheek 25 5.8 2.1
Tongue 25 5.8 2.1
Floor of mouth 11 2.5 0.9
Lip 9 2.1 0.8
Face 32 7.4 2.7
TOTAL 433 100