Pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Pain, swelling in right angle of mandible region - noticed for 2 - 3 days. Clinical examination - parotid gland swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 16
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

There is a well-defined, mildly heterogeneous, hypoechoic lesion in superficial lobe of parotid gland. There are no cystic changes in the lesion. Lesion shows vascularity.

Rest of the neck examination was normal.

Case Discussion

Findings of a solid lesion in superficial lobe of right parotid gland which proved to be pleomorphic adenoma by FNAC.

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Case Information

rID: 38960
Case created: 13th Aug 2015
Last edited: 3rd Oct 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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