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[Bilateral sarcoidosis of parotid glands]

Pernille Hahn, Annelise Krogdahl, Christian Godballe
Ugeskrift for Laeger 2012 April 23, 174 (17): 1162-3
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We describe an unusual case of sarcoidosis in which the patient presented with a bilateral swelling of the parotid salivary glands and no other manifestation of the disease. Sarcoidosis is a multisystem granulomatous disorder of unknown cause in which there may be multiple exocrine involvement, including the salivary glands. This case emphasises the importance of including sarcoidosis in the differential diagnosis of bilateral parotid swelling.

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