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Cystic lymphangioma in the adult parotid

  • J. R. Livesey (a1) and J. V. Soames (a1)


Cystic lymphangioma is a congenital lesion which rarely presents in adult life and even less commonly arises within salivary tissue. We report the sudden appearance of a large cystic lymphangioma within the parotid gland of a young man and discuss the management of this rare condition.


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J. R. Livesey, ENT Department, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7DN.


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