Journal of Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine 2010;29(3): 153-155.
Various Sonographic Findings of Kuttner Tumors of the Bilateral Submandibular Gland and Right Parotid Gland.
Nyoung Keun Lee, Byung Hoon Lee, Yoon Joon Hwang, Su Young Kim, Yong Hoon Kim
Department of Radiology, Ilsan Paik Hospital, Inje University School of Medicine, Korea. hoonbeer@hanmail.net
  Published online: September 1, 2010.
ABSTRACT
Chronic sclerosing sialadenitis or a Kuttner tumor is a benign inflammatory condition characterized by firm swelling of the salivary gland. This disease may clinically mimic Sjogren's syndrome or a salivary gland origin neoplasm. Various sonographic findings in patients with a Kuttner tumor were described in previous studies. Here, we describe a rare case of a 60-year-old man presenting with a non-tender right-sided parotid mass and swelling of both submandibular glands. A pathologic examination of the lesions in the right parotid gland and both submandibular glands indicated the presence of Kuttner tumors of various sonographic appearances.
Keywords: Kuttner tumor; Sialadenitis; Ultrasound (US)
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