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Sclerotherapy for the treatment of Warthin’s tumour of the parotid

DOI: 10.4236/ojst.2012.21011    4,827 Downloads   7,254 Views   Citations

ABSTRACT

Warthin’s tumour (WT) is the second most common benign salivary gland tumour of the parotid gland. Several treatments have been proposed. Surgery is considered the treatment of choice. We report a case of an 83-year-old woman who was treated using sclerotherapy and discuss the possible benefits of this method. To our knowledge this is the first report on sclerotherapic treatment of WT.

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The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

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Marrero, M. , Fons, N. , Montero, E. and Salcedo, M. (2012) Sclerotherapy for the treatment of Warthin’s tumour of the parotid. Open Journal of Stomatology, 2, 60-62. doi: 10.4236/ojst.2012.21011.

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