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Case 296

Surgical Pathology Case
 

CLINICAL INFORMATION

  59 years old male. Right parotid gland cystic lesion.

GROSS DESCRIPTION

 

The specimen consists of a parotid gland measuring 4.5 x 4.0 x 1.5 cm and weighing 15.2 grams.  A 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm cyst is noted in the parotid gland that contains yellow/green fluid.  The remainder of the gland is unremarkable.

     
 
 

HE, 2

HE, 4

 
 

HE, 10

HE, 10

 
 

HE, 10

HE, 10

     
 

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Source: Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan