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Table 1 Mucoepidermoid carcinomas

From: Minor salivary gland mucoepidermoid carcinoma in children and adolescents: a case series and review of the literature

Source Age, years Gender Site Duration Size, cm Bone/LN Involvement Histologic grade Treatment Recurrence/Interval Follow-up
Tipton [10] 1.5 Male Buccal mucosa NS 1.0 NS Poorly differentiated Wide local excision No NED 6 years
Budnick [11] 12 Female Hard palate NS 2.0 Bone: NSLN: NS Low Excision down to bone No NED 3 years
Gustafsson et al. [12] 13 Female Hard palate 2 months 1.5 Bone: NoLN: NS Low Resection of the tumor No NED 1.5 years
Lack and Upton [13] 18 Female Upper lipa NS NS Bone: NSLN: NS Low to focally intermediate Near total maxillectomy No NED 8 years
Fonseca et al. [1] 14 Male Soft palate NS NS Bone: NSLN: No Low 1st surgery2nd surgery Yes/5 years NED, NS
Fonseca et al. [1] 14 Female Soft palate NS NS Bone: NSLN: No Low Surgery No NED 6 months
April et al. [14] 10 Female Junction of the hard/soft palate Nasal congestion × 1 month 0.5 Bone: erosion into left naresLN: No Intermediate NS NS NS
Aguiar et al. [15] 13 Female Junction of the hard/soft palate 7 months 3.0 Bone: NoLN: No NS Excision No NED 4 months
Winslow et al. [16] 10 Female Buccal mucosa NS NS Bone: NoLN: No Intermediate Wide local excision NS NS
Flaitz [17] 8 Male Hard palate 9 months 2.0 Bone: NoLN: No Low Wide local excision down to periosteum NS NS
Caccamese and Ord [18] 17 Male Left junction of the hard/soft palate NS 1.5 Bone: NoLN: No Low Local resection No NED 94 months
Caccamese and Ord [18] 14 Female Hard palate 1 month 1.0 Bone: NoLN: No Low to intermediate Excision No NED 62 months
Caccamese and Ord [18] 22b Male Palate, NOS 7 years 2.0 Bone: NoLN: No Low Excision with 1.0cm margins No NED 34 months
Caccamese and Ord [18] 16 Female Junction of the soft palate and anterior pillar 1 year 2.5 Bone: NoLN: No Low to intermediate Local resection No NED 42 months
Moraes et al. [19] 14 Female Left hard palate 1 year 5 Bone: YesLN: No Low Transoral resection No NED 4 years
LSUSD 15 Female Left hard palate 3 weeks NS Bone: NoLN: No Low Excision No NED 21 years
LSUSD 14 Female Right hard palate NS 3.0 Bone: YesLN: NS Low Excision No NED 19 years
LSUSD 15 Female Left hard palate NS NS Bone: NSLN: NS Low NS No NED 9 years
LSUSD 18 Female Left hard palate 3 weeks NS Bone: NSLN: NS Low Excision No NED 8 years
LSUSD 19 Male Right junction of the hard/soft palate ‘Forever’ 2.0 Bone: NoLN: NoLungs: No Low to intermediate Wide surgical excision with ‘alveolar bone biopsy’ No NED 2 years
  1. aReported as ‘buccal sulcus anteriorly in the premaxillary area’. bLesion followed for seven years (since the age of 15). LSUSD, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry; LN, lymph node; NED, no evidence of disease; NOS, not further specified; NS, not stated.