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Table 1 Patient demographics and tumor characteristics

From: Transoral endoscopic head and neck surgery (eHNS) for minor salivary gland tumors of the oropharynx

Average Age (Range) 61 (43 to 84)
Sex 8 Males; 12 Females
Primary Tumor Site
Base of Tongue 15 (75%)
Soft Palate 2 (10%)
Tonsil/Tonsillar fossa 3 (15%)
Involvement of additional/adjacent sites 10 (50%)
Clinical Staging
Tx 2 (10%)
T1 8 (40%)
T2 8 (40%)
T4 2 (10%)
Pathology
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma 7 (35%)
Clear Cell Carcinoma 5 (25%)
Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma
(intermediate grade)
4 (20%)
Polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma 3 (15%)
Myoepithelial Carcinoma 1 (5%)