Parotid gland lesion - mucoepidermoid carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


C/o nodular swelling in parotid region - Few mths.

Patient Data

Age: about 40 yrs
Gender: Female


A lesion is noted at site pointed by patient.

It is in the superficial lobe of right parotid gland. Lesion abutts capsule of gland.

It measures 11 x 10 x 9 mm.

Lesion is well-defined, hypoechoic with central calcifcation focus.

Vascularity is noted in the solid part of the lesion.

Case Discussion

Lesion was excised.

Histopathology - Low grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma.

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Case information

rID: 19589
Case created: 27th Sep 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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