Canalicular adenoma: a case report of an unusual parotid lesion
- 1University Hospital Lewisham NHS Trust, Otolaryngology, Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 6LH, UK
- 2Charing Cross Hospital, Otolaryngology, Fulham Palace Road, London, W6 9NT, UK
- 3Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust, Histopathology, Stadium Road, London, SE18 4QH, UK
- Colin Butler,
- Published 5 March 2009
The present report describes a case of an 85-year-old woman who underwent an excisional biopsy of a preauricular lesion centred over the zygoma and subsequently developed an immediate iatrogenic facial palsy. Histopathological diagnosis revealed a canalicular adenoma of the parotid gland.
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