parotid gland

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a large salivary gland that produces 50% of daytime saliva

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5 cm CVRL (98th day), more glycogen and mitochondria were noticed in the apical cytoplasm of the cells of both striated and interlobular ducts of prenatal parotid gland.
Pleomorphic adenoma constituted the commonest pathology affecting the parotid gland, the commonest malignant tumour was mucoepidermoid carcinoma.
In general, imaging modalities for the parotid gland include plain radiography, sialography [either conventional, computed tomography (CT), or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasonography (US), CT, MRI, and radionuclide scintigraphy (5).
The most favoured site for PA is the parotid gland while the commonest minor salivary gland site is palate.
In parotid gland benign tumors are about 80% and the same drops to 60% in the submandibular glands, where as in minor salivary glands especially in oral cavity malignant tumors outnumbers the benign tumors.
Twenty five percent AdCC arise in the parotid gland and 60% from the minor salivary glands15 with palate as its most frequent site.
Pathological results revealed that the lesion of the parotid gland was poorly differentiated SCC while a total of 7 lymph nodes sized 5–10 mm from the neck dissection were confirmed to be reactive hyperplasia.
As is seen in any cutaneous lesion of the head and neck, the rich lymphatic network of the parotid gland may serve as a basin for metastatic disease.
Keywords: Cytomorphology, FNA, Hydatid Cyst, Parotid gland.
A computed tomography (CT) of the neck showed a multiloculated collection in the inferior portion of the right parotid gland, with rim and septal enhancement, compatible with an abscess formation.
After perfusion of the animals, one submandibular and one parotid gland from the left side of each animal were postfixed in 6% formaldehyde until processing [19,20].
Specimen was sent for histopathological examination, which confirmed to be a hydatid cyst of the parotid gland [Figure 2].
2) The aim of this study is to describe the management and outcome of parotid gland tumours over a 15-year period.
We present a medical history of the 26-year-old woman who was diagnosed with primary lymphoepithelial carcinoma of the parotid gland and showed no evidence of recurrence after this treatment strategy.
There are limited data on the grading of parotid gland mass, and currently no bedside clinical grading system for benign parotid gland enlargement exists.