publication . Article . 2019

Küttner tumour as the cause of a hypoglossal nerve palsy: case report and literature review

I. V. Borodulina; V. V. Shvedkov;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 01 Apr 2019 Journal: Nervno-Myšečnye Bolezni, volume 6, issue 3, pages 36-42 (issn: 2222-8721, eissn: 2413-0443, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: ABV-press
Abstract
Chronic sclerosing sialadenitis, also known as Küttner’s tumor, is a benign tumour-like chronic inflammatory lesion of the salivary glands predominantly involving the submandibular gland. It was first described in 1896 by H. Küttner, a German physician. Histopathological examination reveales dilated ducts with a dense lymphoplasmacytic infiltration, periductal fibrosis and acinaratrophy. Clinical characteristics include painless swelling of the submandibular gland. Mostly the submandibular gland is affected unilaterally. For the moment Küttner's tumor is thought to be a lesion of immunoglobulin G4-related disease (IgG4-related disease). This is an inflammatory ...
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Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic system
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