Parotid sialadenitis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Painfull left jaw swelling

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female

Severe enlargement of left parotid is seen with marked dilatation of Stensen's duct due to distal stone (22 mm). Fat stranding is also seen around the parotid.  

Case Discussion

The findings are consistent with left parotid sialadenitis due to distal stensen duct sialolithiasis.

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Case information

rID: 20583
Published: 26th Nov 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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