parotid neoplasms

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Summary: Tumors or cancer of the PAROTID GLAND.

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  1. Weinreb I. Intraductal carcinoma of salivary gland (so-called low-grade cribriform cystadenocarcinoma) arising in an intraparotid lymph node. Head Neck Pathol. 2011;5:321-5 pubmed publisher
    ..They showed negligible MIB-1 staining. This report describes, for the first time, an entirely intranodal location for a low-grade intraductal carcinoma (so-called low-grade cribriform cystadenocarcinoma)...
  2. Westerland O, Howlett D. Sonoelastography techniques in the evaluation and diagnosis of parotid neoplasms. Eur Radiol. 2012;22:966-9 pubmed publisher
  3. Nakatsuka S, Harada H, Fujiyama H, Takeda K, Kitamura K, Kimura H, et al. An invasive adenocarcinoma of the accessory parotid gland: a rare example developing from a low-grade cribriform cystadenocarcinoma?. Diagn Pathol. 2011;6:122 pubmed publisher
    ..These histological findings suggest the possibility that ANOS might arise secondarily from LGCCA. This is an interesting case regarding the association between ANOS and LGCCA in oncogenesis...
  4. Schraven S, Plontke S, Syha R, Fend F, Wolburg H, Adam P. Dendritic cell tumor in a salivary gland lymph node: a rare differential diagnosis of salivary gland neoplasms. Diagn Pathol. 2011;6:94 pubmed publisher
    ..Awareness that dendritic cell tumors may occur in this localization, careful histologic evaluation and ancillary immunohistochemical and electron microscopical analyses should allow for recognition of this entity...
  5. Yan B, Li Y, Yang G, Wen Z, Li M, Li L. Discrimination of parotid neoplasms from the normal parotid gland by use of Raman spectroscopy and support vector machine. Oral Oncol. 2011;47:430-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Raman spectroscopy combined SVM algorithm could have great potential for providing a noninvasive, effective and accurate diagnostic technology for neoplasm diagnosis in the parotid gland...
  6. Ikeda M, Motoori K, Hanazawa T, Nagai Y, Yamamoto S, Ueda T, et al. Warthin tumor of the parotid gland: diagnostic value of MR imaging with histopathologic correlation. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2004;25:1256-62 pubmed
    ..The purpose of our study was to describe the MR imaging appearance of Warthin tumors multiple MR imaging techniques and to interpret the difference in appearance from that of malignant parotid tumors...
  7. Iyer N, Clark J, Murali R, Gao K, O Brien C. Outcomes following parotidectomy for metastatic squamous cell carcinoma with microscopic residual disease: implications for facial nerve preservation. Head Neck. 2009;31:21-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aims to determine whether facial nerve preservation followed by radiotherapy is a reasonable option in patients with microscopic residual disease involving the facial nerve...
  8. Zbären P, Zbären S, Caversaccio M, Stauffer E. Carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma: diagnostic difficulty and outcome. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008;138:601-5 pubmed publisher
    ..To analyze a series of carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma (CXPA) and to assess the diagnostic difficulties...
  9. Teymoortash A, Werner J. Tissue that has lost its track: Warthin's tumour. Virchows Arch. 2005;446:585-8 pubmed

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  1. Stennert E, Wittekindt C, Klussmann J, Arnold G, Guntinas Lichius O. Recurrent pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland: a prospective histopathological and immunohistochemical study. Laryngoscope. 2004;114:158-63 pubmed
    ..Histopathological characteristics and proliferation indices of recurrent pleomorphic adenoma were described in a series of 31 patients who were referred to the authors' clinic for revision surgery...
  2. Veder L, Kerrebijn J, Smedts F, Den Bakker M. Diagnostic accuracy of fine-needle aspiration cytology in Warthin tumors. Head Neck. 2010;32:1635-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) for Warthin tumors of the parotid gland...
  3. Arai A, Taki M, Mimaki S, Ueda M, Hori S. Low-grade cribriform cystadenocarcinoma of the parotid gland: a case report. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2009;36:725-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Immunohistochemically, smooth muscle actin highlighted the cells rimming the cystic spaces. The tumor cells were negative for S-100 protein. The patient has no recurrence and no facial palsy after the treatment...
  4. Poorten V, Hart A, Vauterin T, Jeunen G, Schoenaers J, Hamoir M, et al. Prognostic index for patients with parotid carcinoma: international external validation in a Belgian-German database. Cancer. 2009;115:540-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Prognostic indices for recurrence-free interval in patients with parotid carcinoma were developed and validated in a nationwide database. International validation would increase generalizability...
  5. Lin C, Tsai M, Huang C, Hua C, Tseng H, Huang S. Parotid tumors: a 10-year experience. Am J Otolaryngol. 2008;29:94-100 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze the clinical presentation, histopathology, and complications of parotid tumors, as well as the management of malignant parotid tumors...
  6. Lee T, Rosen I, Gibbons J, Fields R, Hogstrom K. Helical tomotherapy for parotid gland tumors. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008;70:883-91 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate helical tomotherapy (HT) intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) as a postoperative treatment for parotid gland tumors...
  7. Yerli H, Aydin E, Coskun M, Geyik E, Ozluoglu L, Haberal N, et al. Dynamic multislice computed tomography findings for parotid gland tumors. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2007;31:309-16 pubmed
    ..Our aim was to research the enhancement features of parotid gland masses in detail and characterize if the masses were Warthin tumors, adenomas, or malignant tumors...
  8. Foschini M, Malvi D, Betts C. Oncocytic carcinoma arising in Warthin tumour. Virchows Arch. 2005;446:88-90 pubmed
  9. Kamida T, Abe T, Inoue R, Kobayashi H, Suzuki M, Matsumoto A. Stereotactic radiosurgery for recurrent pleomorphic adenoma invading the skull base--case report--. Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2005;45:161-3 pubmed
    ..The symptoms were reduced within a few months. Magnetic resonance imaging over 5 years showed that the tumor was controlled with no regrowth. Stereotactic radiotherapy is a therapeutic option for the treatment of pleomorphic adenomas...
  10. Andruchow J, Veness M, Morgan G, Gao K, Clifford A, Shannon K, et al. Implications for clinical staging of metastatic cutaneous squamous carcinoma of the head and neck based on a multicenter study of treatment outcomes. Cancer. 2006;106:1078-83 pubmed
    ..Previous studies have highlighted limitations with the current TNM staging system for metastatic skin carcinoma. The aim of this study was to test a new staging system that may provide better discrimination between patient groups...
  11. Bova R, Saylor A, Coman W. Parotidectomy: review of treatment and outcomes. ANZ J Surg. 2004;74:563-8 pubmed
    ..Parotidectomy is a common surgical procedure performed for a wide array of benign and malignant tumours. The aim of the present study was to review a single-institution experience with parotidectomy over a 10 year period...
  12. Colella G, Apicella A, Bove P, Rossiello L, Trodella M, Rossiello R. Oncocytic carcinoma of the accessory lobe of the parotid gland. J Craniofac Surg. 2010;21:1987-90 pubmed publisher
    ..The clinical and histologic difficulties in relationship to the diagnosis of a midcheek mass consisting of an unusual tumor are emphasized...
  13. Takahama Junior A, Almeida O, Kowalski L. Parotid neoplasms: analysis of 600 patients attended at a single institution. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2009;75:497-501 pubmed
    ..Salivary gland tumors are rare, generally benign and affect mainly the parotid gland...
  14. Redaelli de Zinis L, Piccioni M, Antonelli A, Nicolai P. Management and prognostic factors of recurrent pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland: personal experience and review of the literature. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2008;265:447-52 pubmed
    ..RPAs are prone to new recurrences, especially when multinodular and treated with a local excision. Surgical treatment should include facial nerve resection in selected cases. Follow-up for the patient's lifetime is warranted...
  15. Manganaris A, Kiziridou A, Manganaris T. Unusual localization of an adenoid cystic carcinoma subsequent to superficial parotidectomy for a benign lesion. J Craniofac Surg. 2007;18:231-5 pubmed
    ..The management of this case is presented along with a brief review of the literature concerning the evaluation and management of this rare entity...
  16. Shah N, Tighe J, Barrett A, Kumar S, Allen J. Bilateral intraparotid and extraparotid Warthin's tumours. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;45:238-9 pubmed
    ..In this report, we describe a patient with simultaneous bilateral involvement of the parotid glands and neck by multiple Warthin's tumours, an occurrence not previously described...
  17. Teknos T, Nussenbaum B, Bradford C, Prince M, El Kashlan H, Chepeha D. Reconstruction of complex parotidectomy defects using the lateral arm free tissue transfer. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003;129:183-91 pubmed
    ..The posterior cutaneous nerve of the forearm (PCNF) was used as a facial nerve cable graft in 14 patients. Facial disability outcomes were measured using the Facial Clinimetric Evaluation scale...
  18. Pontius A, Ducic Y. Metastatic neuroendocrine tumors of the parotid gland. Am J Otolaryngol. 2004;25:129-33 pubmed
    ..To present 2 cases of neuroendocrine tumors of the parotid gland and to review the clinical presentation, histopathologic, and immunohistochemical findings and treatment of these rare tumors...
  19. Efune G, Sumer B, Sarode V, Wang H, Myers L. Interdigitating dendritic cell sarcoma of the parotid gland: case report and literature review. Am J Otolaryngol. 2009;30:264-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Awareness of this tumor and the use of appropriate markers are crucial in making the diagnosis. The patient did well postoperatively, and he underwent a complete course of postoperative irradiation to the right parotid and neck...
  20. Pohar S, Gay H, Rosenbaum P, Klish D, Bogart J, Sagerman R, et al. Malignant parotid tumors: presentation, clinical/pathologic prognostic factors, and treatment outcomes. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005;61:112-8 pubmed
    ..To determine the important clinical/pathologic prognostic factors and optimal treatment of malignant parotid tumors...
  21. Liess B, Hirschi S, Zitsch R, Frazier S, Konrad A. Carcinosarcoma of the parotid gland: report of a case with immunohistochemical findings. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2007;116:702-4 pubmed
    ..An understanding of this manifestation is crucial to guide management and treatment of this disease...
  22. Lima R, Tavares M, Dias F, Kligerman J, Nascimento M, Barbosa M, et al. Clinical prognostic factors in malignant parotid gland tumors. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005;133:702-8 pubmed
    ..To analyze the factors in parotid malignant epithelial tumors influencing recurrences and disease-specific survival...
  23. Carrillo J, Vazquez R, Ramirez Ortega M, Cano A, Ochoa Carrillo F, Onate Ocana L. Multivariate prediction of the probability of recurrence in patients with carcinoma of the parotid gland. Cancer. 2007;109:2043-51 pubmed
    ..The objective of the current study was to identify prognostic factors in patients with parotid gland carcinoma and to develop a method for defining the probability of recurrence...
  24. Nouraei S, Al Yaghchi C, Ahmed J, Kirkpatrick N, Mansuri S, Singh A, et al. An anatomical comparison of Blair and facelift incisions for parotid surgery. Clin Otolaryngol. 2006;31:531-4 pubmed
  25. Ethunandan M, Pratt C, Morrison A, Anand R, Macpherson D, Wilson A. Multiple synchronous and metachronous neoplasms of the parotid gland: the Chichester experience. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006;44:397-401 pubmed
    b>Parotid neoplasms are usually solitary and multiple tumours occurring in an individual are uncommon. The incidence and implications of multiple synchronous and metachronous tumours remains relatively unknown...
  26. Tamiolakis D, Chimona T, Georgiou G, Proimos E, Nikolaidou S, Perogamvrakis G, et al. Accessory parotid gland carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma. Case study diagnosed by fine needle aspiration. Stomatologija. 2009;11:37-40 pubmed
    ..We report a case of carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma of the accessory lobe of the parotid, and address the cytopathology features and pitfalls of this condition...
  27. Katori H, Nozawa A, Tsukuda M. Increased expression of cyclooxygenase-2 and Ki-67 are associated with malignant transformation of pleomorphic adenoma. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2007;34:79-84 pubmed
    ..We also aimed to relate the overexpression of COX-2 with the pathways of malignant transformation of Ca ex-PA as evidenced by distinct morphological features...
  28. Peter Klussmann J, Wittekindt C, Florian Preuss S, Al Attab A, Schroeder U, Guntinas Lichius O. High risk for bilateral Warthin tumor in heavy smokers--review of 185 cases. Acta Otolaryngol. 2006;126:1213-7 pubmed
    ..We identified smoking as a significant risk factor for multilocular Warthin tumor development. Therefore, we recommend taking history of smoking into account when making the decisions for surgical strategy...
  29. Silva S, Costa Junior G, Brant Filho A, Faria P, Loyola A. Metachronous bilateral pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2006;101:333-8 pubmed
    ..Only on the left side some facial nerve branches were removed that induced partial paralysis in the patient. A review of the pertinent literature is included...
  30. Teymoortash A, Krasnewicz Y, Werner J. Clinical features of cystadenolymphoma (Warthin's tumor) of the parotid gland: a retrospective comparative study of 96 cases. Oral Oncol. 2006;42:569-73 pubmed
    ..Compared with never smokers, clearly higher odds of Warthin's tumor was observed in heavy smokers (more than 30 pack-years) (odds ratio=24.1, P<0.0001) than patients who smoked less than 30 pack-years (odds ratio=4.9, P<0.0001)...
  31. Hilton J, Phillips J, Hellquist H, Premachandra D. Multifocal multi-site Warthin tumour. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2008;265:1573-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The presented case is unique in having synchronous and metachronous Warthin tumours, as well as one of the tumours being neither truly parotid, nor within a lymph node...
  32. Delides A, Velegrakis G, Kontogeorgos G, Karagianni E, Nakas D, Helidonis E. Familial bilateral acinic cell carcinoma of the parotid synchronous with pituitary adenoma: case report. Head Neck. 2005;27:825-8 pubmed
    ..Acinic cell carcinoma is a common neoplasm of the salivary glands that occurs predominately in the parotid. Only one case of a familial recurrence of such a neoplasm and 16 cases of bilateral tumors have been reported...
  33. Laco J, Podhola M, Dolezalova H. Low-grade cribriform cystadenocarcinoma of the parotid gland: a neoplasm with favorable prognosis, distinct from salivary duct carcinoma. Int J Surg Pathol. 2010;18:369-73 pubmed publisher
    ..The patient is free of disease for 2 years. The relationship between low-grade cribriform cystadenocarcinoma and salivary duct carcinoma is discussed...
  34. Sergi B, Contucci A, Corina L, Paludetti G. Value of fine-needle aspiration cytology of parotid gland masses. Laryngoscope. 2004;114:789 pubmed
  35. Karaman E, Saritzali G, Kilic E, Korkut N, Enver O. Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma of the parotid gland recurring 6 times within 12 years. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:2171-2 pubmed publisher
    ..During the 12-year follow-up period, 6 local recurrences were also detected...
  36. Contucci A, Corina L, Sergi B, Fadda G, Paludetti G. Correlation between fine needle aspiration biopsy and histologic findings in parotid masses. Personal experience. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2003;23:314-8 pubmed
    ..Therefore, in the presence of a palpable head and neck mass, resistant to medical treatment, surgery is still strongly indicated and cytology is very useful in planning the surgical approach...
  37. Rea P, McGarry G, Shaw Dunn J. The precision of four commonly used surgical landmarks for locating the facial nerve in anterograde parotidectomy in humans. Ann Anat. 2010;192:27-32 pubmed publisher
    ..With the advent of 3D construction and reformatting of images, these values may come to the forefront in pre-operative planning for locating the facial nerve in anterograde parotidectomy...
  38. Kobayashi K, Nakao K, Yoshida M, Ando M, Ebihara Y, Asakage T, et al. Recurrent cancer of the parotid gland: how well does salvage surgery work for locoregional failure?. ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 2009;71:239-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Many articles have discussed the clinical features of previously untreated parotid cancer, but the clinical characteristics and treatment of recurrent parotid cancer have not yet been fully described...
  39. Alibek S, Zenk J, Bozzato A, Lell M, Grunewald M, Anders K, et al. The value of dynamic MRI studies in parotid tumors. Acad Radiol. 2007;14:701-10 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the ability of dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to differentiate several tumor entities of the parotid gland in a prospective clinical trial...
  40. Cederblad L, Johansson S, Enblad G, Engstrom M, Blomquist E. Cancer of the parotid gland; long-term follow-up. A single centre experience on recurrence and survival. Acta Oncol. 2009;48:549-55 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the results of treatment of malignant parotid gland tumours at a single centre during a 56 year period, focusing on tumour control and survival...
  41. Simpson R, Desai S, Di Palma S. Salivary duct carcinoma in situ of the parotid gland. Histopathology. 2008;53:416-25 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe three cases of purely in situ salivary duct carcinoma, so as better to define the entity...
  42. Sachse F, August C, Alberty J. [Malignant fibrous histiocytoma in the parotid gland. Case series and literature review]. HNO. 2006;54:116-20 pubmed
    ..This study presents the clinicopathological features of three patients with MFH of the parotid gland treated at the ENT department of the University Hospital of Muenster (Germany) between 1991 and 2002...
  43. Lohuis P, Tan M, Bonte K, van den Brekel M, Balm A, Vermeersch H. Superficial parotidectomy via facelift incision. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2009;118:276-80 pubmed
    ..It can be offered as an alternative to a select group of patients who present with a small, mobile tumor in the tail of the parotid gland and an explicit request for an invisible postoperative scar...
  44. Preis M, Soudry E, Bachar G, Shufel H, Feinmesser R, Shpitzer T. Predicting facial nerve invasion by parotid gland carcinoma and outcome of facial reanimation. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2010;267:107-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Deep lobe involvement and large tumor size may identify patients at risk of facial nerve involvement. Reanimation is associated with good functional outcome regardless of patient's age...
  45. Divi V, Fatt M, Teknos T, Mukherji S. Use of cross-sectional imaging in predicting surgical location of parotid neoplasms. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2005;29:315-9 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of using the retromandibular vein as seen on cross-sectional imaging to help differentiate superficial lobe from deep lobe tumors...
  46. Schwentner I, Obrist P, Thumfart W, Sprinzl G. Distant metastasis of parotid gland tumors. Acta Otolaryngol. 2006;126:340-5 pubmed
    ..On the basis of a clinical case regarding a patient with metastatic parotid gland cancer we present a review of the literature...
  47. Lamovec J, Volavsek M. Sclerosing rhabdomyosarcoma of the parotid gland in an adult. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2009;13:334-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of primary sclerosing rhabdomyosarcoma of the parotid gland...
  48. Marchesi M, Biffoni M, Trinchi S, Turriziani V, Campana F. Facial nerve function after parotidectomy for neoplasms with deep localization. Surg Today. 2006;36:308-11 pubmed
    ..To determine whether the deep location of a parotid gland neoplasm is specific risk factor for facial nerve paralysis after parotidectomy...
  49. Kawahara A, Harada H, Mihashi H, Akiba J, Kage M. Cytological features of cystadenocarcinoma in cyst fluid of the parotid gland: Diagnostic pitfalls and literature review. Diagn Cytopathol. 2010;38:377-81 pubmed publisher
  50. Roh J, Kim H, Park C. Randomized clinical trial comparing partial parotidectomy versus superficial or total parotidectomy. Br J Surg. 2007;94:1081-7 pubmed
    ..This study examined whether current surgical techniques improved functional outcomes after surgery for benign parotid tumours...
  51. Teymoortash A, Schrader C, Shimoda H, Kato S, Werner J. Evidence of lymphangiogenesis in Warthin's tumor of the parotid gland. Oral Oncol. 2007;43:614-8 pubmed
    ..0001 versus P<0.004). The increase in lymphatic vessels in Warthin's tumor suggests that epithelial tumor cells might promote lymphangiogenesis in this kind of lesions...
  52. Yu G, Ma D, Zhang Y, Peng X, Cai Z, Gao Y, et al. Multiple primary tumours of the parotid gland. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004;33:531-4 pubmed
    ..B-mode ultrasound is the technique of choice for the screening of MPT. Meticulous intraoperative inspection and palpation of the glandular tissues and periglandular lymph nodes are necessary...
  53. Wittekindt C, Streubel K, Arnold G, Stennert E, Guntinas Lichius O. Recurrent pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland: analysis of 108 consecutive patients. Head Neck. 2007;29:822-8 pubmed
    ..Surgery for recurrent parotid pleomorphic adenoma is a challenging problem...