EURORAD ESR

Case 11922

A massive swelling of the neck mimicking parotid tumour

Author(s)
Akhilanand Chaurasia, Shailesh Singh, Ranjit Patil, Amit Nagar

King George's Medical University
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology,
Shahmina Road, Chawk, Lucknow,
226003, India
Email:chaurasiaakhilanand49@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 48 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Contrast-enhanced axial CT at level of C1 vertebra

    CECT axial image showing a lobulated heterogeneous mass lesion at the left parotid and left submandibular region. The margin with masseter and pterygoid muscles is ill-defined.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Lymphoma;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Coronal contrast-enhanced CT

    Coronal CECT showing large heterogeneous mass on the left extending into the submandibular region.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Lymphoma;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Coronal contrast-enhanced CT at vertebral level

    Ill-defined heterogeneous enhancing lesion extending up to the level of the mastoid process and external auditory canal. The sternocleidomastoid muscle is infiltrated by the lesion.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Lymphoma;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Coronal contrast-enhanced CT at vertebral level

    Ill-defined heterogeneous enhancing lesion displacing the left common carotid artery medially with encasement of internal and external branches. Left internal jugular vein is compressed.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Lymphoma;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Axial contrast-enhanced CT

    Ill-defined heterogeneous enhancing lesion extending into the left submandibular region with compression and infiltration of the left submandibular gland while the right submandibular gland was normal.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Lymphoma;
     
     
CECT axial image showing a lobulated heterogeneous mass lesion at the left parotid and left submandibular region. The margin with masseter and pterygoid muscles is ill-defined.
 
Coronal CECT showing large heterogeneous mass on the left extending into the submandibular region.
 
Ill-defined heterogeneous enhancing lesion extending up to the level of the mastoid process and external auditory canal. The sternocleidomastoid muscle is infiltrated by the lesion.
 
Ill-defined heterogeneous enhancing lesion displacing the left common carotid artery medially with encasement of internal and external branches. Left internal jugular vein is compressed.
 
Ill-defined heterogeneous enhancing lesion extending into the left submandibular region with compression and infiltration of the left submandibular gland while the right submandibular gland was normal.
 
 
 
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