Acute parotitis

Case contributed by Dr Morlie L Wang

Presentation

Right sided cheek swelling and pain since three days.

Patient Data

Age: 29
Gender: Female
CT

Bulky edematous and markedly enhancing right parotid gland with surrounding fat stranding.

Case Discussion

This is a CT depiction of acute parotid sialadenitis.

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Case information

rID: 13280
Case created: 22nd Mar 2011
Last edited: 3rd Dec 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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