MANAGEMENT OF A CASE OF INTRA-PAROTID LIPOMA
Ankur Varma*, Ravikant Narain, Vineet Vij, Deepika Phogat and Aditi V. Varma
Lipoma of the parotid gland is extremely rare, accounting for only 0.6% - 4.4% of all parotid tumours. We present a rare case of lipoma of the superficial parotid lobe. A 46 year old male presented with mass of Lt parotid. Clinical examination revealed a mobile, soft, non-tender mass that measured of the left parotid gland. Parotidectomy preserving the facial nerve was performed. No recurrence/post-operative complications on follow up noted.
Keywords: Lipoma; Parotid gland; Superficial lobe; Parotidectomy.
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