Korean J Otorhinolaryngol-Head Neck Surg.  2009 Jun;52(6):519-521. 10.3342/kjorl-hns.2009.52.6.519.

MALT Lymphoma in Both Parotid Glands of a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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  • 1Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. mdbsk@paran.com

Abstract

Malignant lymphoma of salivary gland is rare and takes 2-5% of all neoplasm of salivary glands. Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma is known as a unique subtype of Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Since MALT lymphoma tends to be an indolent and localized disease, complete surgical resection is able to be performed as a single treatment. In this article, we present a case of MALT lymphoma in both parotid glands of the patient with systemic lupus erythematosus, who underwent both superficial parotidectomy

Keyword

MALT lymphoma; Parotid gland; Autoimmune disease

MeSH Terms

Autoimmune Diseases
Humans
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic
Lymphoid Tissue
Lymphoma
Lymphoma, B-Cell, Marginal Zone
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Parotid Gland
Salivary Glands
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