Submandibular sialadenitis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Painful neck lump, increasing for one week.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

There is asymmetric enlargement of the left submandibular slightly gland with surrounding fat stranding, edema and enlarged nodes. Within the sublingual space just deep to the mylohyoid just to the left of midline is a tiny fluid density focus.

Case Discussion

The patient was admitted under the care of the ENT surgeons and treated for sialadenitis

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Case information

rID: 39537
Published: 8th Sep 2015
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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