A Rare Presentation of Warthin’s Tumour in the Submandibular Gland of a 7- Year-Old Boy

A Rare Presentation of Warthin’s Tumour in the Submandibular Gland of a 7- Year-Old Boy

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Sardar Rezaul Islam
Department of Surgery, Imperial Hospital, Chattogram, Bangladesh

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A seven-year-old boy presented with a painless swelling of the right submandibular salivary gland for 1 year. The submandibular swelling was not associated with any calculus. Right submandibular sialo adenectomy done. Surprisingly the histopathology came as Warthin’s tumour. Warthin’s tumour mostly occurs in parotid gland in older age group. Because of the rare occurrence of this tumour in a young boy in extra parotid location, the case is reported.

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Publication history
Received: Wed 15, Jan 2020
Accepted: Wed 12, Feb 2020
Published: Mon 24, Feb 2020
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© 2021 Sardar Rezaul Islam. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Hosting by Science Repository.
DOI: 10.31487/j.ACO.2020.01.04