Pleomorphic adenoma

Case contributed by Dr Lawrence Josey


Patient presented with a lump in the left parotid gland. Ultrasound demonstrated a well demarcated, hypoechoic lesion of a solid, vascular appearance within the superficial gland.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

The parotid tail lesion is in the superficial portion of the gland, hyperintense but mildly heterogeneous on T2 and enhances homogeneously with contrast. The right parotid is normal. There is no adenopathy. The remainder of the neck is normal.

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Case information

rID: 17845
Published: 18th May 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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