Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Case Report Volume 8 Issue 1

Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Parotid: About Two Cases at the Maman Élisabeth Domitien University Hospital in Bimbo

Frédéric Kossinda1, Antoine Doui Doumgba2*, Pétula Annicette Ngoko Mirotiga2, Hady Tall3, Merline Tatiana Belkpi Dango4 and Germain Piamale5

1Department of Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) of the Maman Elisabeth Domitien University Hospital in Bimbo
2Department of General and Digestive Surgery of the Sino-Central African Friendship University Hospital of Bangui
3Department of Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) of the Centre Hospitalier Régional de Saint Louis, Senegal
4Anatomical Pathology Department, National Laboratory of Clinical Biology and Public Health of Bangui
5Doctoral School of Human and Veterinary Health Sciences, University of Bangui

*Corresponding Author: Antoine Doui Doumgba, Professor, Department of General and Digestive Surgery of the Sino-Central African Friendship University Hospital of Bangui.

Received: October 17, 2023; Published: December 28, 2023


The authors report aspects of the management of two cases of pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid, registered at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Maman Élisabeth Domitien de Bimbo in the Central African Republic. The objective of the study was to describe the epidemiological profile of patients with pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid, the anatomoclinical aspects and the early treatment outcomes.

They were two young men, students aged 22 and 26 respectively, with left parotid swelling and recurrent right parotid swelling.

In these patients, the disease had progressed for 7 months and 9 years, respectively. Physical examination revealed a mass in the parotid area each time. The ultrasound revealed an intraparotid mass, hypoechoic, with lobulated contours, the volume of which was 32.6 cc for the first patient and 50 cc for the second, both pleading in favor of a benign tumor. The patients underwent surgery. Surgical excision of the mass was complete with preservation of the facial nerve. The post-operative period was simple for both patients. Histology confirmed the diagnosis of pleomorphic adenoma.

Conclusion: Pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland is a benign tumor of the salivary glands. It is frequently observed in young males. The treatment is essentially surgical in our context and requires a wide excision with a margin of safety. The authors draw the attention of practitioners to the risk of recurrence in the event of incomplete excision.

 Keywords: Pleomorphic Adenoma; Parotid; Surgical Excision; Facial Nerve; Central African Republic


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Citation: , Antoine Doui Doumgba., et al. “Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Parotid: About Two Cases at the Maman Élisabeth Domitien University Hospital in Bimbo”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 8.1 (2024): 101-106.


Copyright: © 2024 , Antoine Doui Doumgba., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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