Parotid mucoepidermoid carcinoma

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Single CT slice at the level of the parotid glands demonstrates a single mass with central low density cystic component in the posterolateral aspect of the right parotid.

Case Discussion

The mass was resected and shown to be a mucoepidermoid carcinoma.

Final Diagnosis:

Right parotid gland resection specimen showing: Low-grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma of salivary gland.

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Case information

rID: 4323
Published: 8th Aug 2008
Last edited: 2nd Jan 2020
Tag: parotid
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