link
Bookmarks
Parapharyngeal Space Benign Mixed Tumor
H. Ric Harnsberger, MD
To access 4,300 diagnoses written by the world's leading experts in radiology, please log in or subscribe.Log inSubscribe
0
4
2
1

KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Abbreviations

                • Benign mixed tumor, parapharyngeal space (BMT-PPS)
              • Synonyms

                • Pleomorphic adenoma, PPS
              • Definitions

                • Benign tumor arising from aberrant minor salivary gland rests in parapharyngeal space
                • Surgeons often describe lesions as parapharyngeal whether arising in PPS, parotid deep lobe, pharyngeal mucosal, or masticator space

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • Imaging Recommendations

                  • CT Findings

                    • MR Findings

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        PATHOLOGY

                        • General Features

                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                            • Microscopic Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                      • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                        Selected References

                                        1. Pelaz AC et al: Simultaneous pleomorphic adenomas of the hard palate and parapharyngeal space. J Craniofac Surg. 20(4):1298-9, 2009
                                        2. Zhi K et al: Management of parapharyngeal-space tumors. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 67(6):1239-44, 2009
                                        3. Shi H et al: Pleomorphic adenoma with extensive ossified and calcified degeneration: unusual CT findings in one case. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 29(4):737-8, 2008
                                        Related Anatomy
                                        Loading...
                                        Related Differential Diagnoses
                                        Loading...
                                        References
                                        Tables

                                        Tables

                                        KEY FACTS

                                        • Terminology

                                          • Imaging

                                            • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                              • Pathology

                                                • Clinical Issues

                                                  • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                    TERMINOLOGY

                                                    • Abbreviations

                                                      • Benign mixed tumor, parapharyngeal space (BMT-PPS)
                                                    • Synonyms

                                                      • Pleomorphic adenoma, PPS
                                                    • Definitions

                                                      • Benign tumor arising from aberrant minor salivary gland rests in parapharyngeal space
                                                      • Surgeons often describe lesions as parapharyngeal whether arising in PPS, parotid deep lobe, pharyngeal mucosal, or masticator space

                                                    IMAGING

                                                    • General Features

                                                      • Imaging Recommendations

                                                        • CT Findings

                                                          • MR Findings

                                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                              PATHOLOGY

                                                              • General Features

                                                                • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                  • Microscopic Features

                                                                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                    • Presentation

                                                                      • Demographics

                                                                        • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                          • Treatment

                                                                            DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                            • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                              Selected References

                                                                              1. Pelaz AC et al: Simultaneous pleomorphic adenomas of the hard palate and parapharyngeal space. J Craniofac Surg. 20(4):1298-9, 2009
                                                                              2. Zhi K et al: Management of parapharyngeal-space tumors. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 67(6):1239-44, 2009
                                                                              3. Shi H et al: Pleomorphic adenoma with extensive ossified and calcified degeneration: unusual CT findings in one case. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 29(4):737-8, 2008