Submandibular sialadenitis

Case contributed by Dr Steve Lau

Presentation

Patient presenting with large tender swelling over floor of mouth associated with fevers.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

CT neck with contrast demonstrates a heteregenous and enlarged submandibular gland consistent with inflammation. There is mild surrounding fat stranding.

The left sublingual space shows extensive swelling and focal low, tubular low density regions which may represent early abscess formation in sublingual gland.

There are multiple enlarged left submandibular, submental and deep cervical chain lymph nodes present. 

No obstructing calculus seen.

 

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Case Information

rID: 27788
Case created: 20th Feb 2014
Last edited: 13th Mar 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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