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Parotid tuberculosis simulating malignancy

  • Asha K. Bhargava (a1), A. M. Shenoy (a1), Rekha V. Kumar (a2), Nanjundappa M.S. (a1) and Clementina Rama Rao (a2)...

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An interesting case of parotid tumour simulating malignancy is reported. The rarity of this lesion and the associated clinical and diagnostic problems are emphasized together with the relevant literature.

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Address for correspondence: Rekha V. Kumar, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Dr M. H. Marigowda Road, Bangalore 560 029, India. e-mail: kuijaykumar@vsnl.com

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Parotid tuberculosis simulating malignancy

  • Asha K. Bhargava (a1), A. M. Shenoy (a1), Rekha V. Kumar (a2), Nanjundappa M.S. (a1) and Clementina Rama Rao (a2)...

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