Ultrasound and CT imaging features in a patient with salivary duct carcinoma of the parotid gland: a case report with literature review.

@article{Fenesan2015UltrasoundAC,
  title={Ultrasound and CT imaging features in a patient with salivary duct carcinoma of the parotid gland: a case report with literature review.},
  author={Diana Ioana Fenesan and Manuela Lavinia Lenghel and Grigore Baciut and Sergiu Văcăraş and Carolina M Botar-Jid and Dan Vasilescu and Sorin Marian Dudea},
  journal={Medical ultrasonography},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={119-22}
}
The aim of this paper was to present the ultrasound (US) and computed tomography (CT) appearance of a patient with salivary duct carcinoma of the parotid gland. US showed a voluminous mass of the parotid gland, with multiple calcifications. Furthermore, it revealed regional multiple lymph nodes with malignant characters. Sonoelastography of the lesion and lymph nodes detected increased rigidity. Contrast enhanced CT scan of the neck completed the data description regarding the mass expansion… CONTINUE READING