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2011 — August Case of the Month

Posted August 9, 2011

CLINICAL SUMMARY: Parotid gland  

CAP Foundation August 2011 Online Case of the Month

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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.

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

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