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Table 3 Distribution of patients according to the type of surgical procedure performed (N = 196)

From: Head and neck cancers: a clinico-pathological profile and management challenges in a resource-limited setting

Surgical procedure performed Frequency Percentages
Tumor excision 120 61.2
Excisional/incisional/endoscopic biopsy 20 10.2
Paratidectomy 20 10.2
Thyroidectomy 10 5.1
Tracheostomy 9 4.6
Mandibulectomy 7 3.6
Submandibulectomy 6 3.1
Laryngectomy 4 2.0