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We consider that a surgical approach involving an incision from the mastoid process to the upper neck crease is a practical way in which to deal with a deep lobe parotid abscess.

West J Med ; Painful swelling of the preauricular region and cheek is the most familiar symptom of acute suppurative parotitis. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact. Medicina Oral ; 2: Deep lobe parotid abscess with facial nerve palsy: The subject was a year old man who had been relatively healthy, without remarkable systemic disease in the past and no known family disease history.

Cat-scratch disease presenting as parotid gland abscess and aseptic meningitis. Abscexo all Show less. In this procedure, the incision extended from the preauricular crease, encircling the lobule, to the upper neck crease about two finger breadths under the mandible. After physical, laboratory and radiological examinations and consideration of the patient’s history, a deep lobe parotid abscess with facial nerve palsy was the tentative diagnosis.


Am J Radiol ; Abcseso PM, Brandwein M. He also reported that he was not a smoker of cigarettes or a habitual consumer of alcohol. Malays J Med Sci ; The incision was made only from the mastoid process extending to the upper neck crease. At this point, we also suggested that the patient undergo an incision and drainage operation, but he refused. MR imaging characteristics of various histologic types.


The superficial lobe is most commonly affected, while a deep lobe abscess of the parotid gland is rare. MRI confirmed the presence of the glands salivary diseases, and permits the evaluation of the relationship of lesions to the facial nerve and vascular complex; and paroyida on head and neck.

Med J Malays ; The nose, ears, oral cavity, pharynx, larynx and neck were found to be within normal limits parotisa a series of examinations. Formerly, the modified Blair incision was the general surgical technique used to approach the parotid lesion Saliva has antibacterial properties, due to the presence of glycoproteins, immune globulin IgA, lysozyme and so on.

West Indian Medical Journal – Deep lobe parotid abscess with facial nerve palsy: a case report

Odontoestomatol Pract Clinic ; 3: The whole operative procedure went smoothly and involved no immediate complications. The mechanisms of acute suppurative parotitis comprise obstruction of Stensen’s duct or diminished production of saliva, poor oral hygiene and then the retrogression of oral microbes 1.

The salivary glands can be grouped as major salivary glands and minor salivary glands. The scan thickness was 3 mm. Based on the clinical location of the parotid abscess, we adjusted the surgical procedure of the modified Blair incision.


Odontoestomatol Pract Clinic ; 1: However, facial nerve palsy, secondary to parotid abscess, is rare. A proposal for abscso diagnostic criteria. Further computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging examination are important assessment instruments to distinguish between acute suppurative parotitis and a parotid abscess, while also assisting to exclude an underlying malignancy from the diagnosis 7.

Staphylococcus aureus is the most familiar organism present in acute suppurative parotitis, but other possible parotiva are streptococci, gram negative bacilli and anaerobes 4.

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The skin flap is then elevated to expose the entire parotid gland before the incision and drainage is performed. Review of Medical Physiology.

The major clinical symptom of acute suppurative parotitis is ee swelling of the preauricular region and cheek. This surgical approach avoids the facial nerve trunk directly, while still achieving the effect of abscess drainage.

The parotid gland mainly produces a serous watery secretion, while the sublingual gland mainly produces a abscwso viscous secretion and the submandibular gland produces a mixed, moderately viscous secretion.

Mild weakness was observable on close inspection over the left facial region and facial nerve palsy of House-Brackmann grade II was noted. Tumors of the parotid gland: