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Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 2013 March;172(3):223-7

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Chronic sclerosing sialadenitis (Kuttner Tumur) associated with sialolithiasis: case report and an update

Carvalho C. H. P. 1, Silva J. S. P. 2, Barboza C. A. G. 3, Silveira E. J. D. 4, Germano A. R. 2

1 Department of Oral Microbiology, Federal University of Campina Grande, Patos, PB, Brazil; 2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, RN, Brazil; 3 Department of Morphology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, RN, Brazil; 4 Department of Oral Pathology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, RN, Brazil


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Chronic sclerosing sialadenitis is a fibroinflammatory disease of the salivary glands, characteristically of the submandibular gland (Kuttner tumor). This disease may clinically mimic Sjogren syndrome, and mucosaassociated lymphoid tumor (MALT) lymphoma. Chronic sclerosing sialadenitis typically presents in middle-aged to elderly patients with a slight male predominance. We present an additional case of Kuttner tumor and providing information on its histological and clinical characteristics.

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