Otolaryngology Online Journal

Case Report - Otolaryngology Online Journal (2016) Volume 6, Issue 2

Acinic Cell Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland: Case Report

Acinic cell carcinoma (ACC) is a rarest form of low-grade malignant salivary neoplasm in which the predominant site is the parotid gland and women are usually more frequently diagnosed than men. Surgical excision is the main treatment of this malignant neoplasm. Other treatment modalities such as radiotherapy may be indicated in some cases. I present a case of 46 years lady who present with slowly enlarging right parotid mass and confirmed to be acinic cell carcinoma by pathology.

Author(s): Shi Nee Tan and Saim.L

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