Tuberculosis of the parotid gland

Mete Iserì, Omer Aydìner, Levent Celìk, Onder Peker
Journal of Laryngology and Otology 2005, 119 (4): 311-3
Tuberculosis of the parotid gland is very rare and clinically indistinguishable from a neoplasm. Thus the diagnosis of parotid gland involvement with tuberculosis has traditionally been made after surgical resection. We present a case which was diagnosed on fine needle aspiration cytology and managed medically.

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