Warthin tumor

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Right sided painless parotid gland swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

Multiloculated cystic / solid mass is noted at anterior aspect of right parotid gland, measured about 56 × 46 × 41 mm . After contrast media injection, soft tissue component of the mass shows marked heterogeneous enhancement. Extension of mass between the zygomatic and coronoid processes is evident. No adjacent bony destruction is visible. 

Case Discussion

Pathology proven case of Warthin tumor

Classic appearance is a well-defined heterogeneous solid cystic lesion within the superficial lobe of parotid/parotid tail. Presence of mural nodule is strongly suggestive of Warthin tumor.

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Case information

rID: 63264
Published: 22nd Sep 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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