Submandibular sialadenitis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Painful neck lump, increasing for one week.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female
CT

There is asymmetric enlargement of the left submandibular slightly gland with surrounding fat stranding, oedema 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
Case created: 8th Sep 2015
Last edited: 25th Feb 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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