Myoepithelioma of Parotid Gland: A Cytological, Histological and Immunohistochemical Study

Sandhya M, Vani D, Asjwini NS, Bharathi M

Abstract


Myoepitheliomas of salivary glands are extremely rare benign tumors of head and neck, comprising approximately 1% of all salivary gland tumors. The present case describes the clinical, cytological and histopathological features of a benign myoepithelioma of parotid gland. A 26 year old female presented with symptoms of a gradually progressive swelling at left preauricular region. Examination revealed a 4x3 cm mass with smooth surface in left parotid area. Cytological, histopathological and immunohistochemical findings established the diagnosis of spindle cell variant of myoepithelioma of parotid gland.


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Benign; Cytology; Histopathology; Immunohistochemistry; Myoepithelioma; Parotid Gland.

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