Parotid pleomorphic adenoma

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant


Parotid mass.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Male

There is a well defined mass involving the left parotid gland, hypointense on T1 and slightly hyperintense on T2, enhancing homogeneously after gadolinium administration. The most probable diagnosis is pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland.

Case Discussion

The diagnosis was confirmed on pathology. This case shows the characteristic appearance of pleomorphic adenoma.

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Case information

rID: 20126
Published: 4th Nov 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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