Parotid lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Mohamed Abdel-Tawab Mohamed

Presentation

Painless swelling in the right parotid region of gradual onset.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years old
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

A well defined right parotid mass lesion with fat density (-110 H.U.) measures 2.3 x 4 x 4.2 cm, seen involving the superficial lobe sparing the deep lobe. Internal thin septations are seen.

Case Discussion

Parotid lipoma is a rare benign non-epithelial salivary gland neoplasm. It shows characteristic fat density in all imaging modalities.

 

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Case Information

rID: 50271
Case created: 28th Dec 2016
Last edited: 1st Jan 2017
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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