Pathology
Pleomorphic adeno...
Gross pathology
Pleomorphic adenomas arising in the parotid gland usually have a pink-tan rubbery surface, well-defined pushing margins, and translucent areas of cartilaginous differentiation (as seen in this image). A rim of uninvolved salivary gland parenchyma is present around the tumor in this superficial parotidectomy specimen.
System: Head & Neck
Section: Pathology
Tag: parotid
Modality: Pathology (Gross pathology)

- “ Fine needle aspiration biopsy was consistent with a pleomorphic adenoma. The diagnosis was confirmed in the parotidectomy specimen above.  Pleomo...”

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