Pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland

Case contributed by Dr Mahmoud Nady Hassan Mostafa


Painless palpable right parotid swelling for about 3 years.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

A well defined ovoid hypoechoic soft tissue mass lesion is seen in the superficial lobe of the right parotid gland. No internal calcification.

Case Discussion

Pleomorphic adenoma is the most common benign neoplasm of the major salivary glands.

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Case information

rID: 75808
Published: 10th Apr 2020
Last edited: 11th Apr 2020
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Al azhar university

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