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Multiple parotid calculi: a rare case presentation

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Abstract

Objective

The aim of this study was to present a rare case of multiple parotid calculi (intraglandular and intraductal).

Case presentation

Here, we report the case of a 35-year-old man presenting with recurrent painful swelling over the left parotid region.

Intervention

Total conservative parotidectomy was performed.

Results

The patient was completely symptom free postoperatively and there was no complication.

Conclusion

Management of multiple intraparenchymal and intraductal parotid calculi is not straightforward. Parotidectomy may be required in some selected cases.

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Correspondence to Avishek Palai MS (ENT).

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This study was presented as a poster presentation in the Association of Otorhinolaryngology of India, West Bengal Chapter in Jalpaiguri on 13 December 2013.

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Palai, A., Sen, S. & Saha, S. Multiple parotid calculi: a rare case presentation. Egypt J Otolaryngol 32, 240–242 (2016). https://doi.org/10.4103/1012-5574.186530

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Keywords

  • intraparenchymal
  • multiple parotid calculi
  • parotidectomy