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Abstract            Volume:5  Issue-7  Year-2017         Original Research Articles

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Pilomatrixoma in the Parotid Region- A Case Report
Meena Patil1* and Ravi Swami2
1Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital, Pune, India
2Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College, Pune, India
*Corresponding author

Pilomatrixoma is a relatively benign cutaneous adnexal neoplasm with differentiation towards the matrix and inner sheath of a normal hair follicle as well as hair cortex.(1) It is commonly seen in head & neck region. We present a case of 49 year old female presenting with a swelling in the preauricular region. She was referred for Fine needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC). On aspiration smears showed picture of benign salivary gland neoplasm. However histopathological diagnosis was pilomatrixoma.

Keywords: Fine needle aspiration cytology, Pilomatrixoma, Salivary gland.
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Meena Patil and Ravi Swami. 2017. Pilomatrixoma in the Parotid Region- A Case Report.Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 5(7): 28-31
doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2017.507.005
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