Parotid mucoepidermoid carcinoma
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Patel M, Parotid mucoepidermoid carcinoma. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 29 May 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-19589
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27 Sep 2012
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Complaining of nodular swelling in parotid region for a few months.
Age: 40 years
From the case: Parotid mucoepidermoid carcinoma
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A lesion is noted at the site pointed to by the patient.
It is in the superficial lobe of right parotid gland. Lesion abuts the 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.
This lesion was excised. Histopathology - low-grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma.
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