Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 3 Issue 10

Pleomorphic Adenoma of Parotid Gland

Anil M Shinde1, Rajwardhan A Shinde2 and Himanshu Soni3*

1Consultant General Surgeon, Satara Hospital and Diagnostic Centre, Maharashtra, India
2Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Satara Hospital and Diagnostic Centre, Maharashtra, India
3Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Fellowship in Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Trauma Surgery - AOMSI Fellow in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology - FHNO Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital, Maharashtra, India

*Corresponding Author: Himanshu Soni, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Fellowship in Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Trauma Surgery - AOMSI Fellow in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology - FHNO Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital, Maharashtra, India.

Received: September 01, 2021; Published: September 23, 2021


  Pleomorphic Adenoma is most common benign neoplasm of the major and minor salivary glands. It is predominantly affect the superficial lobe of the parotid gland. Pleomorphic adenoma is an asymptomatic swelling which gradually increases in size if not treated. The neoplasm has a female predilection between 30-60 years of age. The aim of this case report is to discuss clinical manifestation, diagnosis and treatment plan of pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland. A case of pleomorphic adenoma in an 46 years old male, who presented with asymptomatic firm fluctuant swelling in right pre-auricular region. The lesion was examined clinical, histopathological and investigations were carried out. FNAC showed benign salivary gland elements consistent with pleomorphic adenoma. Superficial parotidectomy was done with adjacent free margins, taking care not to injury the branches of facial nerve. Post recovery was uneventful with no defect of facial nerve function. This case report highlights the need for proper diagnosis and treatment plan in the cases of benign tumours.

Keywords: Pleomorphic Adenoma; Salivary Gland Neoplasm; Superficial Parotidectomy; Facial Nerve


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Citation: Himanshu Soni., et al. “Pleomorphic Adenoma of Parotid Gland".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 3.10 (2021): 56-59.


Copyright: © 2021 Himanshu Soni., 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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