Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : April | Volume : 10 | Issue : 4 | Page : MD05 - MD06

Benign Lymphoepithelial Cyst of the Parotid in HIV Negative Patient MD05-MD06

Suresh Pillai, Ashish Chandra Agarwal, Ajay Bhandarkar Mangalore, Balakrishnan Ramaswamy, Shama Shetty

Dr. Ashish Chandra Agarwal,
Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Madhavnagar,
Manipal - 576104, Karnataka, India.

Benign lymphoepithelial cysts are slow growing tumours commonly seen in HIV positive adults. It is rare to find them in non HIV individuals. In this article we discuss an uncommon presentation of a parotid swelling occurring in a 49-year-old non HIV male, which was diagnosed as benign lymphoepithelial cyst. The various investigative modalities and treatment options are outlined in this article.