Parotid lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Gustavo Graco


Bulging in the left parotid space.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

Node with echogenicity similar to that of the adjacent subcutaneous adipose tissue, with hyperechoic streaks parallel to the transducer, located in the topography of the parotid gland (posterior and lateral to the retromandibular vein).

Case Discussion

Fine needle aspiration showed fragments of adipose tissue, consistent with parotid lipoma.

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Case information

rID: 89266
Published: 4th May 2021
Last edited: 5th May 2021
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Liga Norteriograndense Contra o Câncer

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