Chronic recurrent sialodenitis with complications

Case contributed by Dr Nafisa Shakir Batta

Presentation

History of disappearing cheek swelling and feeling of too much salivation.

Patient Data

Age: 51 years
Gender: Female

Spectrum of findings,commensurate with chronic recurrent sialodenitis

Sialodochitis with strictures, duct ectasia (sialectasia), sialocele formation ( intraparenchymal cavities in parotid gland), and large periductal diverticulum.

No calculus was seen. No fistula discernible. Also considering the lack of fever, there was little possiblity of any one of these cavities to be abcess.

Case Discussion

Sialography was performed for this patient after cannulation of both Stenson's ducts of the parotid glands and revealed enlarged parotids, sialodochitis with ductal strictures, duct ectasia (sialectasia), sialocele formation ( intraparenchymal cavities in parotid gland), and large periductal diverticulum.

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Case information

rID: 47247
Case created: 6th Aug 2016
Last edited: 6th Aug 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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