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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 34-36

Malignant parotid tumor with sialadenitis: A diagnostic dilemma


Department of General Surgery, Government Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Pandiaraja Jayabal
Department of General Surgery, Government Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Chennai - 600 001, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2394-2010.158127

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Malignant parotid tumor associated with chronic sialadenitis is a rare entity. These tumors mostly arise from epithelial component of chronic sialadenitis. Chronic sialadenitis of parotid with malignant epithelial tumor even rare compared to chronic sialadenitis of the other salivary gland with malignant component. This is a rare case report of a 70-year-old male smoker with diagnostic difficulty for painless parotid mass. Finally, the patient diagnosed as malignant parotid tumor with chronic sialadenitis.


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