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  • lesion
  • This once unusual lesion of the salivary gland has been recently associated with infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and is presently encountered with increased frequency in the clinical practice. (biomedsearch.com)
  • painless
  • The current study reports the case of a 68-year-old male who presented with a 4-month history of a painless slow-growing mass in the left parotid region. (biomedsearch.com)
  • lymphocytes
  • The parotid glands can become infiltrated with lymphocytes in the setting of HIV infection and that is certainly the first thing I would consider rather than lipodystrophy , especially if you have no other findings that relate to lipodystrophy. (thebody.com)
  • Bacterial
  • In addition, Stensen's ducts can become blocked by tiny stones, causing pain and swelling, and viral and bacterial infections can affect the glands. (colgate.com)
  • In adults, obstruction is a common cause of bacterial parotid gland infection. (colgate.com)
  • symptoms
  • A mimic of craniofacial pain symptoms of Ernest Syndrome and stylomandibular ligament injury, ACC in this case presented with ear, jaw and tooth pain, as well as pain on chewing and opening wide-all as a result of a growing mass affecting the trigeminal nerve with perineural invasion, the carotid artery, and the parotid gland. (practicalpainmanagement.com)
  • literature
  • To our knowledge, the imaging findings of oncocytic metaplasia of the salivary gland have only limited description in the literature. (ajnr.org)
  • 2 , 17 , 18 To the authors' knowledge, there is limited description of the CT imaging features of parotid gland oncocytomas in the published literature, apart from a few case reports. (ajnr.org)
  • In this study, we describe the CT features of 10 histopathologically proved cases of parotid oncocytomas, the largest imaging series in the published literature, to our knowledge. (ajnr.org)
  • primary
  • A 49-year-old woman presented with an enlarging parotid mass, diagnosed originally as a primary fibrosarcoma. (ovid.com)
  • Chemotherapy
  • To evaluate the outcomes and prognostic factors in patients with parotid gland cancers treated with adjuvant radiotherapy with or without chemotherapy. (ovid.com)
  • clinical
  • The aim of our study was to characterize the clinical-radiologic-pathologic spectrum of parotid oncocytomas in a series of 10 cases seen in our institution between January 2003 and November 2008. (ajnr.org)
  • case
  • In this report, the CT findings are described and correlated with the histopathologic features of a case of oncocytoma involving the parotid gland that arose in a background of nodular oncocytic hyperplasia. (ajnr.org)
  • We present the CT and histopathologic findings of a case of oncocytoma arising in a background of oncocytic hyperplasia of the parotid gland. (ajnr.org)
  • The tonsil is just another lymph gland and if it is enlarged, it is important to find out why that is the case. (thebody.com)