Parotitis

Case contributed by Dr Anthony Nuñez

Presentation

Right retroauricular and pre-auricular swelling and pain.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female
CT

The right parotid gland is enlarged and diffusely heterogeneous in comparison with left. Periparotid fat stranding with avid enhancement of the contrast throughout the gland. 

No calculi seen in the parotid duct. 

Lymph nodes are seen related to the inflamatory process, some of them enlarged (9 mm). 

No abscess. 

 

Case Discussion

Acute parotitis without calculi. 

No abscess formation. 

This study was requested to look for any complication of the inflamatory process. 

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Case information

rID: 63411
Published: 2nd Oct 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: University Institute CEMIC

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