DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20172414

Vascular malformation of the parotid gland: a rare case report

Chisel Bhatia, Satish Dalal, Vundavalli Sattibabu, Jagat P. Beniwal

Abstract


Vascular malformation of the parotid gland is an extremely rare condition with very few reported cases in the literature. Here we report a case of a 55 years old, female who presented with the complaint of swelling in the right parotid region for one year. Imaging revealed a vascular malformation involving the superficial lobe of the right parotid gland. Superficial Parotidectomy was done and histopathology was consistent with the diagnosis of vascular malformation of the parotid.


Keywords


AV Malformation, Hemangioma, Parotid gland, Vascular malformation

Full Text:

PDF

References


Achache M, Fakhry N, Varoquaux A, Coulibaly B, Michel J, Lagier A, et al. Management of vascular malformations of the parotid area. Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis. 2013;130:55–60

Khairullah A, Shahrul H, Mazlina MS. Left parotid arteriovenous malformation: A rare case report. Poster presented at: Asian research symposium in Rhinology; May 2016; Kuala Lumpur.

Mulliken JB, Glowacki J. Hemangiomas and vascular malformations in infants and children: a classification based on endothelial eharacteristics. Plas Reconstr Surg. 1982; 69: 412– 422.

Beahrs OH, Woolner LB, Carveth SW, et al. Surgical management of parotid lesions. Review of seven hundred sixty cases. Arch Surg. 1960;80:890-904.

Byars LT, Ackerman LV, Peacock E. Tumors of salivary gland origin in children: a clinical pathologic appraisal of 24 cases. Ann Surg. 1957;146(1):40-51.

Saeed WR, Kolhe PS, Smith FW, et al. The ‘turkey wattle’ sign revisited: diagnosing parotid vascular malformations in the adult. Br J Plast Surg. 1997;50:43–6.

Khatib Y, Dande M, Patel RD, Gite V. Venolymphatic vascular malformation of the parotid gland extending into the parapharyngeal space: A rare presentation. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology : JOMFP. 2016;20(2):308-311.