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The occurrence of lipomas in the parotid gland is extremely rare, and impossible to differentiate clinically. The entity's incidence is about 0.6-4.4% of parotid gland mass lesions and history of previous trauma in the area is the most common pathophysiological mechanism described. We present a case of a 54-year-old man with parotid lipoma treated with superficial parotidectomy with facial nerve preservation. The diagnosis of parotid lipoma is based on clinical, radiological and histologicaldoi:10.19080/gjo.2017.06.555692 fatcat:kmvfi3uclzcefkvuhryia4rvou