We report a case of 19-year-old female presented with history of abdominal distension for 4 months for which she was counselled to
be because of pregnancy. She gave birth to healthy baby one month back but abdominal distension didn’t resolve. On examination, she
had distended and tender abdomen with visible striae.
Tumours of the parapharyngeal space are rare (less than 1% of head and neck tumours). They are of various etiologies, but pleomorphic adenomas from the parotid gland, nerve tumours and paragangliomas of the vagus nerve account for more than two thirds of cases.