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CASE REPORT

Giant Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Parotid Gland: A Case Report

Ritu Gupta, Sunil Kumar, Sameer Saraf

Keywords : Parotid tumors, Pleomorphic adenoma,Parotid gland

Citation Information : Gupta R, Kumar S, Saraf S. Giant Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Parotid Gland: A Case Report. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2020; 12 (1):17-19.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1347

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 03-03-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

The tumors of the salivary gland are rare but the most common is pleomorphic adenoma (PA). Since PA is asymptomatic, it is ignored by the patients until they are cosmetically bothered. A 57-year-old male presented to us with a large growth on the right side of the face, which enlarged gradually over a period of over 10 years. The excised specimen was 27 cm × 17 cm × 10 cm in dimensions and 2.250 kg in weight.


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