College of American Pathologists

2011 — August Case of the Month

Posted August 9, 2011

CLINICAL SUMMARY: Parotid gland  

CAP Foundation August 2011 Online Case of the Month

View case with:
PC users: ImageScope
First-time use of ImageScope?
* Download (required)

Why use ImageScope?

ImageScope offers many additional features including:

• Ability to view multiple slides
  concurrently; synchronize

• Facility to author annotations.

• Capability to run analysis
  algorithms, and display results.

• Modify image brightness,
  contrast, color balance,

• Generally faster and more

MAC/PC Users: WebViewer

A 50-year-old woman presents with a mass on her face just anterior to the lower aspect of her left ear. The mass had been present for over two years but recently had enlarged. A fine-needle aspiration was performed and the mass was excised.

The master list with the correct answer

  • Acinic cell carcinoma
  • Adenocarcinoma, NOS
  • Granular cell tumor
  • Metastatic thyroid carcinoma
  • Normal salivary gland

Access Case Critique to view:

  • Appropriate diagnosis
  • Critique
  • References

Your input is valued - please submit your feedback so that we may continue to optimize this program.