Tuberculosis of parotid gland - a rare clinical entity


Tuberculosis of parotid gland is rare. In our country with high incidence of tuberculosis we should think about it in differential diagnosis of any parotid swelling with multiple fistulae because pre-operative diagnosis can help to avoid unnecessary parotidectomy.

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Kundu, S., Das, S., Dey, A. et al. Tuberculosis of parotid gland - a rare clinical entity. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 56, 57 (2004).

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  • Parotid gland tuberculosis
  • Parotid fistulae