Mucoepidermoid carcinoma: parotid

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Mass lesion in the left parotid, size 1.5 cm.

Case Discussion

Biopsy: mucoepidermoid carcinoma

Mucoepidermoid carcinoma is a tumor that usually occurs in the salivary glands. It can mimic most other tumours of the glands, and therefore is often considered in the differential. 

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Case information

rID: 4298
Published: 6th Aug 2008
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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