Korean J Cytopathol.  2005 Nov;16(2):102-105.

Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Chronic Sclerosing Sialadenitis with Mucinous Metaplasia in Parotid Gland: A Case Report

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Pathology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yongdong Severance Hospital, Seoul, Korea. soonwonh@yumc.yonsei.ac.kr
  • 2Department of Pathology, Yonsei University, College of Dental Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

Chronic sclerosing sialadenitis, also known as Kuttner tumor, is a benign chronic inflammatory lesion of the salivary gland. Here, we describe a case of chronic sclerosing sialadenitis with mucinous ductal metaplasia in a parotid gland, which was confused with low-grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma on aspiration cytology.

Keyword

Parotid gland; Chronic sclerosing sialadenitis; Fine needle aspiration cytology; Mucinous metaplasia

MeSH Terms

Biopsy, Fine-Needle*
Carcinoma, Mucoepidermoid
Metaplasia*
Mucins*
Parotid Gland*
Salivary Glands
Sialadenitis*
Mucins
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