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Parotid lipomatosis.

Authors
  • Holland, A J
  • Baron-Hay, G S
  • Brennan, B A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of pediatric surgery
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1996
Volume
31
Issue
10
Pages
1422–1423
Identifiers
PMID: 8906677
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A case of parotid lipomatosis is reported, and the literature is reviewed. This rare condition presents as a slow growing parotid mass, which may be diagnosed preoperatively using computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging. Long-term clinical follow-up is important because apparently complete surgical excision may be complicated by recurrence.

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