TITLE

Unusual presentation of Sjögren syndrome: Multiple parotid cysts

AUTHOR(S)
Gadodia, Ankur; Seith, Ashu; Sharma, Raju
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Nov2012, Vol. 91 Issue 11, pE17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Sjögren syndrome is a chronic autoimmune exocrinopathy that destroys salivary and lacrimal gland tissue. We report an unusual case of this disease in a 40-year-old woman who presented with bilateral parotid cystic masses. As this case illustrates, Sjögren syndrome should be included in the differential diagnosis of bilateral cystic parotid lesions.
ACCESSION #
83362898

 

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