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International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2014, 2(6), 161-163
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-2-6-10
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Polycystic Parotid Disease: A Rare Case Report

Mahima V. Guledgud1, , Karthikeya Patil1 and Reema Sharon D’souza1

1Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, JSS Dental College and Hospital, JSS University, SS Nagar, Mysore, Karnataka India

Pub. Date: November 30, 2014

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Mahima V. Guledgud, Karthikeya Patil and Reema Sharon D’souza. Polycystic Parotid Disease: A Rare Case Report. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2014; 2(6):161-163. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-2-6-10


Polycystic (dysgenetic) parotid disease is a benign cystic condition of parotid gland arising from distal ductal system, commonly involving the parotid gland. It is commonly seen in females and is seen mostly involving the parotid gland bilaterally. Clinically it manifests as a slowly progressive, non tender fluctuant swelling of parotid gland with no defects in the salivary gland function. Here we report a rare case of polycystic parotid disease diagnosed in an 83 year old male patient.

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