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Infantile congenital parotid lipomatosis: a rare case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16150326     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of congenital parotid lipomatosis in an infant is reported and literature is reviewed. This rare condition in children presents as gradually increasing parotid swelling, which is difficult to diagnose preoperatively as this condition is not considered in the differential diagnosis of a parotid mass. Complete excision with superficial or total parotidectomy with preservation of facial nerve is the treatment of choice.
D D Sinha; Manoj Joshi; Chetan Sharma; Vineeta Chaturvedi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2005 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-09     Completed Date:  2006-07-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e15-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Surgery, SMS Medical College, Malviya nagar 302015 Jaipur, India.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Facial Nerve / surgery
Lipomatosis / congenital*,  diagnosis,  surgery*
Parotid Diseases / diagnosis
Parotid Neoplasms / congenital*,  diagnosis,  surgery*

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