- Tumour with slim connective tissue capsule
34-year-old female, slowly growing (over years), painless swelling in the area of the right parotid. Facial nerve function intact. Previous fine-needle-aspiration cytology was suspicious of pleomorphic adenoma
- Areas rich and poor in cells consisting of narrow strands of cells and tubular formations
(=epithelial part of tumour)
- Plenty of tumour stroma, partially homogenously loosened (=myxoid) and poor in cells,
partially cartilage-like (mesenchymal-like)
- Outside the tumour there are a remnants of the mostly serous parotid gland.