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Case 94

Surgical Pathology Case



  A 42-year-old female had a right parotid nodule.



The specimen consists of a superficial parotidectomy specimen measuring 6.5 x 5.5 x 1.5 cm and weighing 23.8 grams. Upon sectioning through the specimen, a white, well-encapsulated nodule is noted measuring 1.0 x 0.5 x 0.5 cm in dimension. This nodule is located near the superior aspect and abuts the superficial-lateral margins.


HE, 10

HE, 10


HE, 20

HE, 20


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

Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan