Accessory parotid gland tumors

  title={Accessory parotid gland tumors},
  author={Sreevathsa Maddibande Ramachar and Harsha A. Huliyappa},
  booktitle={Annals of maxillofacial surgery},
Tumors of accessory parotid gland are considered in the differential diagnosis of a mid cheek mass. Parotidectomy is the procedure of choice. All pathological types of parotid main gland tumors occur in the accessory parotid gland also. Presenting as a mid cheek or infrazygomatic mass, the tumors of this accessory parotid gland are notorious for recurrences, if adequate margins are not achieved. We describe two such cases of such a tumor. 40-year-old male with a slowly progressive mid cheek… CONTINUE READING