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Table 1 Distribution of oralfacial neoplasms in Mulago Uganda (UG) and Muhimbili Tanzania (TZ)

From: Oral maxillofacial neoplasms in an East African population a 10 year retrospective study of 1863 cases using histopathological reports

Diagnosis Abbreviation UG TZ % of overall
Ameloblastoma AME 73 99 9.23
Odontogenic myxoma MYX 6 15 1.13
Ameloblastic fibroma AMEF 1 3 0.21
Adenomatoid odontogenic tumour AOT 1 1 0.11
Odontoma ODT 1 0 0.05
Odontogenic fibroma ODF 0 5 0.27
Malignant ameloblastoma MAME 0 1 0.05
Fibroma FIB 88 48 7.30
Ossifying fibroma OF 0 2 0.11
Cementifying fibroma CF 4 5 0.48
Chondroma CHD 1 2 0.16
Osteoma OST 5 4 0.48
Osteo sarcoma OSS 2 5 0.38
Fibro sarcoma FIS 4 1 0.27
Chondrosarcoma/Chondro myxoid fibro sarcoma CHS 7 1 0.43
Myxoid sarcoma MYXS 1 0 0.05
Round cell carcinoma RCS 0 1 0.05
Burkitts lymphoma BUR 291 91 20.54
Non Hodgkin's lymphoma NHL 11 6 0.91
Histiocytic lymphoma HLH 1 0 0.05
Centroblastic polymorphic lymphoma CPL 0 1 0.05
Squamous cell carcinoma SCCa 190 93 15.22
Anaplastic carcinoma ACa 9 8 0.86
Un/Poorly differentiated carcinoma UCa 19 0 1.02
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma NPCa 1 0 0.05
Non keratinizing carcinoma of tonsil NKTca 0 1 0.05
Verrucous carcinoma Vca 3 3 0.32
Bassal cell carcinoma BCCa 0 1 0.05
Adenoma ADN 16 3 1.02
Pleomorphic adenoma PLA 43 49 4.95
Monomorphic adenoma MOA 0 1 0.05
Oxyphill cell adenoma OCA 3 0 0.16
Adeno carcinoma ADCa 22 10 1.72
Adenocystic carcinoma (Cylindroma) ACCa 14 5 1.02
Salivary gland carcinoma SGCa 2 1 0.16
Mucous secreting carcinoma MSCa 4 0 0.22
Muco epidermoid carcinoma MECa 5 4 0.48
Carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma CaPLA 1 0 0.05
Haemagio pericytoma HAP 2 2 0.22
Kaposis sarcoma KS 365 44 21.98
Haemagio sarcoma HAS 0 1 0.05
Granular cell myoblastoma GCM 6 0 0.32
Leiomyoma LEI 0 1 0.05
Rhabdomyosarcoma RHS 8 1 0.48
Lymphagioma LPH 11 1 0.65
Lymphagiosarcoma LPHS 0 1 0.05
Lipoma LIP 19 10 1.56
Liposarcoma LIS 1 1 0.11
Melanotic prognoma MEP 1 0 0.05
Melanoma MEL 5 2 0.38
Hamartoma HAM 4 2 0.32
Papilloma PAP 35 22 3.06
Neurofibroma NEF 10 2 0.65
Schwarnoma SCH 0 2 0.11
Mesenchynoma MSA 0 1 0.05
Calcifying Epithelioma of Malherbe CEM 1 1 0.11
Chodro Syrigoma CHSY 1 0 0.05
Retinoblastoma REBA 0 1 0.05
TOTAL   1298 565