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Management of tumour spillage during parotid surgery for pleomorphic adenoma

      Abstract

      Over the decades parotid surgery for benign tumours has developed into a reproducible, conservative operation with low morbidity. Despite the advances tumour spillage can still occur, and its management remains controversial. Since no universal consensus exists the aim of this article is to review the approach to tumour spillage and derive a protocol for its management based on existing evidence.

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