IMAGING CLINIC. "Cannonball" delayed pulmonary metastases in parotid adenoid cystic carcinoma

Liu, David X.; Gomez, Juan S.; Palacios, Enrique; Nguyen, Jeremy
October 2015
ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Oct/Nov2015, Vol. 94 Issue 10/11, p442
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article describes the case of a 51-year-old man who was presented to the clinic because of a right painful parotid mass. He has a medical history of adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the right parotid gland. Chest computed tomography was performed which revealed large infiltrative process in the right parotid gland.


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