Warthin tumours: bilateral

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Neck swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 60-65 years
Gender: Male

Well defined enhanced masses are seen in parotid glands, bilaterally. There is no apparent evidence of local invasion.

Case Discussion

Warthin tumours are benign, sharply demarcated tumour of the salivary- lymphoid origin most commonly arising from parotid gland tail. They are bilateral or multifocal in up to 20% of cases, and are the most common neoplastic cause of multiple solid parotid masses. 

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Case information

rID: 37820
Published: 5th Jul 2017
Last edited: 8th Jul 2017
System: Head & Neck
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