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Blunt trauma to the parotid gland in child

Author(s): Agrawal Amit | Golhar K | Dwivedi Sankalp | Baisakhiya Nitish | Banode Pankaj | Sachchar Abhishek

Journal: Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
ISSN 0971-9261

Volume: 13;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 81;
Date: 2008;
Original page

Keywords: Parotid | salivary gland | trauma

Blunt trauma to the parotid gland is extremely rare and requires considerable force. We present a unique case in which a child sustained parotid injury without any associated injury to the facial skeleton, parotid gland and ductal structures and managed successfully. A literature search revealed that this type of injury has not been reported previously.
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