Annals of Maxillofacial Surgery

CASE REPORT - TUMOR
Year
: 2018  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 330--332

Oncocytoma parotid gland


Vikas Sharma, Sunil Kumar, Ashwani Sethi 
 Department of ENT, Base Hospital Delhi Cantt, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Military Hospital Kirkee, Pune - 411 020, Maharashtra
India

Very few cases of parotid oncocytoma have been reported in literature. Because of its rarity (<1% of salivary gland tumors) and clinical presentation of the tumor, there is a tendency among the clinicians to misdiagnose it as pleomorphic adenoma, hemangioma, or other forms of oncocytosis. Only a histopathological examination can confirm it. We evaluate here a case of swelling of the parotid gland in a 70-year-old male who had the tumor for over 9 years to reach a diagnosis. Furthermore, our aim is to bring to the forefront how these lesions require a comprehensive workup and how to choose the best treatment strategy.


How to cite this article:
Sharma V, Kumar S, Sethi A. Oncocytoma parotid gland.Ann Maxillofac Surg 2018;8:330-332


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Sharma V, Kumar S, Sethi A. Oncocytoma parotid gland. Ann Maxillofac Surg [serial online] 2018 [cited 2021 Sep 24 ];8:330-332
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