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Table 5 Anatomical distribution of broad histological types of head and neck cancer

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

Histological type N NP OP HP LRX EO EAR IO MB F/S LN SG Total
Carcinomas 93 164 9 6 172 7 14 125 144 40 41 60 875
Lymphomas 20 21 4 0 1 0 1 17 55 4 83 3 209
Sarcomas 13 6 1 1 3 0 1 7 45 19 9 1 106
Neuroendocrine 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 128 191 14 7 176 7 16 149 244 63 133 64 1192
  1. KEY N-Nose, NP-nasopharynx, OP-oropharynx, HP-hypopharynx, LRX-larynx, EO-oesophagus, IO-intraoral, MB-maxillofacial bones, FS-face and scalp, LN-cervical lymph nodes, SG-salivary glands.