Chronic parotitis

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda


Bilateral parotid swelling since long time.

Patient Data

Age: 23 years.

The superficial and deep lobes of both parotid glands appear enlarged with heterogeneous MRI signal intensity. They have small variable sized small cystic like appearing changes being low on T1 and high on T2 WIs. The glands show rather fair enhancement with intervening non enhancing cystic changes.

Case Discussion

Sequel of chronic parotitis.

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Case information

rID: 43697
Published: 21st Mar 2016
Last edited: 22nd Mar 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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