Multiple Myeloma Presenting as a Parotid Mass

Authors

  • Benedick B. Borbe Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Rizal Medical Center, Pasig City
  • Samantha S. Castaneda Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Rizal Medical Center, Pasig City

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32412/pjohns.v33i1.33

Keywords:

Multiple myeloma, plasmacytoma, parotid gland, pleomorphic adenoma

Abstract

Objective:       To present the case of a patient with left facial swelling as the primary manifestation of Multiple Myeloma, and discuss the surgical management, diagnostic dilemma, and subsequent medical management done for this unusual presentation.

 

Methods:

Design:           Case Report

Setting:           Tertiary Government Hospital

Patient:           One (1)

 

Results:           A 55-year old man with an enlarging left pre-auricular mass of one (1) year duration underwent superficial parotidectomy with facial nerve preservation and selective lymphadenectomy for pleomorphic adenoma based on initial clinical and cytologic findings. Histopathologic examination showed plasmacytoid proliferation, and subsequent work-ups finally revealed Multiple Myeloma.

 

Conclusion:    Emphasized in this case report is the thorough work-up and targeted therapy needed for the timely diagnosis and treatment of a patient with Multiple Myeloma.

 

Keywords: Multiple myeloma, plasmacytoma, parotid gland, pleomorphic adenoma

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Published

2018-07-12

How to Cite

1.
Borbe BB, Castaneda SS. Multiple Myeloma Presenting as a Parotid Mass. Philipp J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg [Internet]. 2018 Jul. 12 [cited 2024 Mar. 1];33(1):43-6. Available from: https://pjohns.pso-hns.org/index.php/pjohns/article/view/33

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