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August 1987

Bilateral Synchronous Mixed Tumors of the Parotid Glands

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Otolaryngology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia (Drs Sataloff and Price). Ms Roberts is an otolaryngologic nurse clinician, Philadelphia.

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1987;113(8):880-881. doi:10.1001/archotol.1987.01860080086023

• Bilateral synchronous mixed tumors of the parotid glands are uncommon. In this case, they occurred in association with multiple benign tumors elsewhere in the body. The larger of the two parotid neoplasms was asymptomatic and undetected on physical examination, even after its presence had been established by computed tomographic scan.

(Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1987;113:880-881)

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