Prognosis and predictive factors

The treatment of choice is surgical excision. Metastasizing pleomorphic adenomas are characterized by multiple local recurrences and a long interval (1.5-55 years) between development of the primary tumour and its metastasis. Half of the tumours metastasize to bone, 30% to lung and 30% to lymph nodes; rarely tumours spread to other body sites. Forty percent of patients died with disease; 47% were alive and well, and 13% were alive with disease {899}.

J.E. Lewis K.D. Olsen mandibular gland. PSCC of the sublingual gland is quite unusual. Occasionally, cases arise from the mucosa lining Stensen's duct.

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