Angiomyoma: An Unusual Diagnosis of Preauricular SwellingCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Anamika Kashyap,
Senior Resident, Department of Pathology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi-110001, India.
Angiomyoma is a benign tumour arising from smooth muscle of blood vessel walls. These tumours are usually found in the lower extremities presenting as a painful mass. Angiomyoma of the preauricular area is rare, and only a few cases have been reported. Here, we report the case of a 56-year-old male patient with preauricular swelling for 30 years mimicking benign parotid neoplasm. A diagnosis of angiomyoma of the preauricular area was made on the basis of histopathology.
Benign, Smooth muscle, Vascular
Anamika Kashyap, Smita Singh, Kiran Agarwal. ANGIOMYOMA: AN UNUSUAL DIAGNOSIS OF PREAURICULAR SWELLING. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2018 February [cited: 2018 May 22 ]; 12:ED04-ED05. Available from
Date of Submission: Jul 18, 2017
Date of Peer Review: Aug 12, 2017
Date of Acceptance: Aug 21, 2017
Date of Publishing: Feb 01, 2018
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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