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DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2015.01358
Congenital Presentation of a Solitary Superficial Angiomyxoma in the Parotid Region Masquerading as Parotid Tumor
Shailaja SHUKLA, Shivali SEHGAL, Pawani PRABHAT, Khushboo DEWAN
Department of Pathology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi, India
Keywords: Congenital, Superficial angiomyxoma, Parotid

Superficial angiomyxoma is a rare cutaneous and benign lesion. We present a case of congenital presentation of a superficial angiomyxoma in the parotid region in a 9-year- old female that was misdiagnosed as a parotid tumor. Appropriate diagnosis is important since such lesions have a good prognosis and rarely affect deeper structures. Possibility of superficial angiomyxoma should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of lesions of the parotid region.

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