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The Korean Journal of Cytopathology 2005;16(2): 102-105.
Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Chronic Sclerosing Sialadenitis with Mucinous Metaplasia in Parotid Gland: A Case Report.
Jae Yeon Seok, Woo Hee Jung, Xu Xiang Fan, Jin Kim, Soon Won Hong
1Department of Pathology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yongdong Severance Hospital, Seoul, Korea. soonwonh@yumc.yonsei.ac.kr
2Department of Pathology, Yonsei University, College of Dental Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
ABSTRACT
Chronic sclerosing sialadenitis, also known as Kuttner tumor, is a benign chronic inflammatory lesion of the salivary gland. Here, we describe a case of chronic sclerosing sialadenitis with mucinous ductal metaplasia in a parotid gland, which was confused with low-grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma on aspiration cytology.
Key Words: Parotid gland; Chronic sclerosing sialadenitis; Fine needle aspiration cytology; Mucinous metaplasia