Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 2 Issue 8

Carcinoid Tumour of the Parotid Gland: Conservative Treatment

SM Keh, U Rasul, MT Bashir, Anas Gomati* and M Shakeel

Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

*Corresponding Author: Anas Gomati, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Received: July 04, 2020; Published: July 30, 2020

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Abstract

 Carcinoid tumours are a unique and relatively uncommon subset of neuroendocrine tumours. We present a 70-year-old female with end stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with a left parotid gland lump associated with facial discomfort. She was diagnosed with bronchial carcinoid tumour a year prior to this presentation. The parotid lump was confirmed to be a carcinoid tumour of the parotid gland on cytology. This unique case is presented with discussion on the management of this condition together with literature review.

Keywords: Carcinoid Tumour; Parotid Gland; Bronchial Carcinoid Tumour; Management

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Citation

Citation: Anas Gomati., et al. “Carcinoid Tumour of the Parotid Gland: Conservative Treatment". Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 2.8 (2020): 13-16.




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