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

Case Report Volume 3 Issue 9

A Rare Case of Parotid Abscess Associated with Facial Nerve Palsy

Harjitpal Singh1*, Amit Saini1, Bharti Ranot2, Trilok Guleria2 and Ravinder Kaur3

1Assistant Professor (ENT), Dr Radhakrishnan Govt. Medical College Hamirpur, HP, India
2Senior Resident (ENT), Dr Radhakrishnan Govt. Medical College Hamirpur, HP, India
3Assistant Professor (Biochemistry), Dr Radhakrishnan Govt. Medical College Hamirpur, HP, India

*Corresponding Author: Harjitpal Singh, Assistant Professor (ENT), Dr Radhakrishnan Govt. Medical College Hamirpur, HP, India.

Received: June 19, 2021; Published: July 14, 2021

Abstract

Parotid infection/abscess leading to facial nerve palsy is an extremely rare complication. Normally, malignant parotid mass is associated with facial nerve palsy. We present a case of parotid abscess which was complicated by facial nerve dysfunction and had very late recovery.

Keywords: Parotid Mass; Facial Nerve Palsy; Parotid Abscess

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Citation

Citation: Harjitpal Singh., et al. “A Rare Case of Parotid Abscess Associated with Facial Nerve Palsy". Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 3.9 (2021): 69-71.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 Harjitpal Singh., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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