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Tuberculous parotitis: a series of five cases diagnosed on fine needle aspiration cytology

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  08 March 2006

Uma Handa
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India.
Sanjay Kumar
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India.
Rajpal Singh Punia
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India.
Harsh Mohan
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India.
Raman Abrol
Affiliation:
Department of ENT, Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India.
Varinder Saini
Affiliation:
Department of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis, Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India.

Abstract

Parotid gland tuberculosis is still a rare entity and has mostly been diagnosed after parotidectomy. We present five cases which were diagnosed on fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) and managed medically avoiding surgical intervention.

Type
Research Article
Copyright
Royal Society of Medicine Press Limited 2001

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