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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences
School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
ISSN: 1394-195X
Vol. 17, No. 4, 2010, pp. 57-61
Bioline Code: mj10049
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 17, No. 4, 2010, pp. 57-61

 en Chronic Sclerosing Sialadenitis (Küttner's tumour) of the Parotid Gland
Güçlü Kaan Beriat; Şefik Halit Akmansu; Sinan Kocatürk & Ömür Ataoğlu


Chronic sclerosing sialadenitis is a chronic inflammatory salivary gland disease. Küttner reported 4 cases of submandibular gland lesions for the first time in 1896. Chronic sclerosing sialadenitis is a very rare inflammatory lesion of the parotid gland and cannot be easily distinguished from salivary malignant masses. We reported a 28-year-old male with a painful parotid tumour, which grew slowly for 4 years.

chronic illness, inflammation, parotid gland, sclerosis, sialadenitis

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