Tuberculous parotitis: case report and literature review.

  title={Tuberculous parotitis: case report and literature review.},
  author={Ing-Kit Lee and J W Liu},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  volume={114 7},
OBJECTIVES Our aim was to better understand the rarely encountered tuberculous (TB) parotitis. METHODS A case of TB parotitis is reported, and the literature is reviewed. RESULTS Forty-nine patients (27 men, 22 women; mean age, 38.3 +/- 16.4 years) were enrolled. The median duration of symptoms before these patients sought medical help was 6 months. Except for 1 patient with bilateral TB parotitis, all had unilateral involvement; complications included draining sinuses in 4 patients (8… CONTINUE READING
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