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Xanthogranulomatous sialadenitis: a case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16075862     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Xanthogranulomatous tissue reaction is an uncommon but well-documented process that occurs at many sites in the body. It is most often recognized in the kidney and gallbladder, where its etiology is believed to involve an outflow obstruction. We report the case of a man with a parotid mass that exhibited features consistent with an inflammatory process on fine-needle aspiration biopsy. The mass persisted despite medical management, and the patient subsequently underwent a superficial parotidectomy. Histologic examination of the resected specimen identified a xanthogranulomatous tissue reaction adjacent to a Warthin's tumor. We compare the features of this case with those of the 2 previously reported cases of xanthogranulomatous sialadenitis, and we discuss its possible etiologies.
Authors:
Amy E Cocco; Gregory T MacLennan; Pierre Lavertu; Jay K Wasman
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ear, nose, & throat journal     Volume:  84     ISSN:  0145-5613     ISO Abbreviation:  Ear Nose Throat J     Publication Date:  2005 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-03     Completed Date:  2005-10-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701817     Medline TA:  Ear Nose Throat J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  369-70, 374     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Biopsy, Fine-Needle
Granuloma / diagnosis*,  pathology,  physiopathology
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Parotid Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  physiopathology
Sialadenitis / diagnosis*,  pathology,  physiopathology
Xanthomatosis / diagnosis*,  pathology,  physiopathology

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