Anand Pratap Singh1, Ankita Tandon2, Aman Chowdhary2, Sheetal Mujoo1
1Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Rungta College of Dental Sciences and Research, Bhilai-Durg, Chhattisgarh, India.
2Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India.
Warthin’s tumor undoubtedly is the most frequent monomorphic adenoma of the major salivary glands. Clinically, it appears as a slow-growing tumor often fluctuant on palpation due to its cystic nature. The treatment of choice is complete excision with wide tumor-free margins. This article highlights a case of Warthin’s tumor of the parotid gland in an elderly male patient along with a review of the literature on the aforementioned pathology.
Keywords: Papillary cyst adenoma, parotid gland, Warthin′s tumor.