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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 84--87

Parotid lipoblastoma in a child: Rare presentation as huge infratemporal mass with cervical extension


Department of Maxillofacial and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, RIPAS Hospital, Brunei BA1710 Darussalam

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Natarajan Anantharajan
88-X, Molayanoor (Post), Pappireddipatti (Taluk), Dharmapuri (Dist.), Tamil Nadu, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0970-0358.63961

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Lipoblastomas arising within the parotid gland and extending into the infratemporal fossa are very rare. They are common in children <3 years of age. Access to the tumour requires careful planning and interpretation of imaging studies. Lipoblastomas tend to recur. Meticulous dissection of the tumour is needed to prevent recurrence. By adopting the appropriate approach, complete removal is possible with minimal morbidity.






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