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A Rare Case of Synchronous Bilateral Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Parotid Gland

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Multiple parotid gland tumors are unusual. Warthin’s tumor is the most represented neoplasm in this condition. We present a case of bilateral synchronous pleomorphic adenoma affecting the parotid glands in a 28-year-old woman. Clinically, the lesions were similar to solitary pleomorphic adenoma. Both lesions were diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration cytology. A total parotidectomy for left tumor and surgical enucleation for the right tumor, respectively, were performed with no facial nerves injury. A review of the pertinent literature is included.

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Filippo, R. , Angelo, P. , Flavia, O. , Annalisa, P. , Teresa, A. and Massimo, M. (2014) A Rare Case of Synchronous Bilateral Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Parotid Gland. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 3, 387-391. doi: 10.4236/crcm.2014.37086.


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