Synovial sarcoma of the parotid gland: a case report and review of the literature

@inproceedings{Rigante2011SynovialS,
  title={
Synovial sarcoma of the parotid gland:
a case report and review of the literature},
  author={Mario Rigante and Massimiliano Visocchi and Gianluigi Petrone and Antonino Mul{\'e} and Francesco Bussu},
  booktitle={Acta otorhinolaryngologica Italica : organo ufficiale della Societa italiana di otorinolaringologia e chirurgia cervico-facciale},
  year={2011}
}
Parotid gland tumours are very heterogeneous, being benign in 80% of cases, and generally arising from epithelial cells. Nevertheless, a small group of non-epithelial tumours representing just 5% of all salivary gland neoplasms has also been reported, the most common of these being haemangioma, especially in children. However, lymphomas, neuromas, neurofibromas, lipomas and sarcomas can also be found. Synovial cell sarcoma is a high grade histological variety of sarcoma and is generally located… CONTINUE READING