Case Reports in Oncological Medicine / 2013 / Article / Fig 2

Case Report

A Case Report and Genetic Characterization of a Massive Acinic Cell Carcinoma of the Parotid with Delayed Distant Metastases

Figure 2

Intraoperative photographs demonstrating the radical parotidectomy with facial nerve sacrifice (a and b). (a) The large arrowhead indicates the divided jugular vein. (b) The single arrowhead (white) again marks the divided jugular vein, the double arrowhead (white) indicates residual tumor at the jugular foramen, and the black arrowhead indicates the divided end of the accessory nerve that was grafted to a cervical rootlet. (c) Temporal bone resection with surgicel occluding the sigmoid sinus (white arrowhead) and a fascia and muscle plug occluding the eustachian tube (black arrowhead). Demonstration of the primary tumor (d) and reconstruction with a large cervicofacial advancement flap and radial forearm free flap ((e) arrow marks forearm flap skin paddle).

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