Pleomorphic adenoma of submandibular gland

Case contributed by Kewal Arunkumar Mistry


Left submandibular swelling

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Left submandibular gland shows presence of a well defined hypoechoic lesion with posterior acoustic enhancement and internal vascularity without calcifications in its superficial lobe consistent with a pleomorphic adenoma. 

Right submandibular gland is normal.

Case Discussion

Biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of pleomorphic adenoma.

Warthin tumor and mucoepidermoid carcinoma are important differentials.

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