耳下腺部に発生した脂肪腫の1例 [in Japanese] A case of lipoma arising in the parotid gland [in Japanese]
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Parotid gland tumors are almost invariably epithelial tumors such as pleomorphic adenoma. Nonepithelial tumors such as lipoma are rare. According to previous reports, lipomas account for about 1% of all parotid gland tumors. This tumor produces strong signals on Tl and T2 weighted MR images and weak signals on fat suppression images, which confirms the clinical diagnosis.<BR>We report a case of lipoma arising in the parotid gland. The patient was a 53-year-old man. Surgical excision was performed. Sixteen months after the operation, there was no sign of recurrence.
- Journal of Oral Surgery Society of Japan
Journal of Oral Surgery Society of Japan 52(12), 712-715, 2006-12-20
Japanese Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons