Normal CT sialogram

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

Presentation

Parotid swelling ? stricture

Patient Data

Age: 57
Gender: Male
CT

Technique

The right parotid duct was cannulated with a 24g cannula. A 50/50 mixture of Urografin and normal saline were instilled into the duct, total 2ml. The patient was scanned pre- and post- contrast administration.

Findings

There is asymmetry of the parotid glands, slightly bulkier on the right, however no sialolith, nor focal parotid duct stenosis or ectasia is identified within the right parotid gland. There is a normal branching pattern to the duct within the parotid gland. No surrounding inflammatory stranding.

Normal appearing intra-parotid lymph nodes noted bilaterally.

Case Discussion

Example of a normal CT sialogram

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Case information

rID: 41496
Case created: 4th Dec 2015
Last edited: 7th Dec 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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