Solitary plasmacytoma of the parotid gland

Int J Clin Pract. 2000 Apr;54(3):197-8.


Extramedullary plasmacytoma involving the parotid gland is a rare occurrence. This report describes a case of solitary extramedullary plasmacytoma arising from the parotid gland of a 60-year-old woman. The importance of thorough follow up for these patients is stressed, as the possibility of multiple myeloma is higher in this group.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Parotid Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Parotid Neoplasms / therapy
  • Plasmacytoma / diagnosis*
  • Plasmacytoma / therapy
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed