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Benign pleomorphic adenoma arising in a parotid lymph node

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A rare case of a benign pleomorphic adenoma is reported, arising in a parotid lymph node in a 52-year-old woman. Serial sections showed that the tumor tissue was surrounded by a mantle of lymphoid tissue which had the essential characteristics of a lymph node. The pathogenesis of the lesion is discussed and the literature is briefly reviewed.

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Takeda, Y., Suzuki, A. Benign pleomorphic adenoma arising in a parotid lymph node. Virchows Arch. A Path. Anat. and Histol. 396, 351–356 (1982). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00431393

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Key words

  • Pleomorphic adenoma
  • Lymph node
  • Parotid gland