Parotid adenocarcinoma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
MRI

Parotid mass with perineural invasion of facial nerve, and extension towards parapharyngeal space.

Case Discussion

Parotid adenocarcinoma with perineural invasion of facial nerve, and extension towards parapharyngeal space.

Pathology report

Right total parotidectomy:

  • Adenocarcinoma, not otherwise specified
  • High grade
  • Size 18mm.
  • Perineural invasion: Present.
  • Necrotic tumor at resection margin.
  • Viable tumor <0.5mm from resection margin.
  • Tumor involves one intraparotid lymph node.

Incidental adenolymphoma.

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Case information

rID: 3354
Published: 22nd May 2008
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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