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Parotid Lipoma: A Case Report

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Lipoma is a common benign tumor affecting the soft tissues arising in every location where fat is normally present. About 15% of lipomas occur in head and neck region. The lipoma of parotid gland is a rare entity, comprising 0.6% - 4.4% of all parotid tumors. The etiology remains unclear. The case described a lipoma of the superficial lobe of the parotid gland in a 46-year-old male.

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Mesolella, M. , Ricciardiello, F. , Oliva, F. , Abate, T. , Lullo, A. and Marino, A. (2014) Parotid Lipoma: A Case Report. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 3, 437-442. doi: 10.4236/crcm.2014.37097.

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