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Ultrasound Characterization of Salivary Lesions

Alpana N Joshi, Rajesh C Kamble, Pravin J Mestry

Citation Information : Joshi AN, Kamble RC, Mestry PJ. Ultrasound Characterization of Salivary Lesions. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2013; 5 (4):16-29.

DOI: 10.5005/aijoc-5-4-16

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-08-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).


Evolution in ultrasound technology leads to birth of high frequency, high resolution linear transducers which in turn revolutionized the imaging of superficial structures. The majority of cases presenting to clinician in day-to-day practice as facial lumps or neck lump could be evaluated using ultrasound and help in imaging of salivary gland lesions. The age of the clinical presentation and morphological characteristics of lesions on ultrasound helped us in making confident diagnosis which was correlated on fine needle aspiration cytology/histopathology studies.

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