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Acinic cell carcinoma of the parotid in children.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9125068     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The imaging findings of two children with acinic cell carcinoma of the parotid gland are presented. Ultrasonic features are emphasized. One of these children, a 6-year-old boy, suffers from the oculocerebrorenal syndrome of Lowe, a rare congenital, inherited condition manifested by defects of the nervous system (mental retardation, hypotonia), eyes (cataracts, glaucoma) and kidneys. To date, no known association exists between these two rare entities. The other child, a 10-year-old girl, was otherwise well. The ultrasound findings of both cases demonstrate features more classic for a benign intraparotid mass than for a potentially malignant lesion. The possibility of acinic cell carcinoma should be considered if a well-defined, relatively homogenously hypo-echoic intraparotid mass is encountered in a child, especially if cystic spaces are present.
Authors:
A O Jones; A H Lam; H C Martin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Australasian radiology     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0004-8461     ISO Abbreviation:  Australas Radiol     Publication Date:  1997 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-04-22     Completed Date:  1997-04-22     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0047441     Medline TA:  Australas Radiol     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  44-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, St Vincent's Hospital, Darlinghurst, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Carcinoma, Acinar Cell* / complications,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Child
Female
Humans
Male
Oculocerebrorenal Syndrome / complications
Parotid Neoplasms* / complications,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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