Pleomorphic adenoma

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Gupta


Right neck swelling, painless.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Lobulated mass in right parotid hypo-iso intense to muscle on T1, brightly hyperintense on T2. Note the hypointense fibrous pseudocapsule. Homogenous contrast enhancement.

Case Discussion

FNAC was done and showed features of a pleomorphoic adenoma.

pleomorphic adenoma (also known as a benign mixed tumour (BMT)) is the most common of salivary gland tumours.

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Case information

rID: 17128
Case created: 19th Mar 2012
Last edited: 16th Jan 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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