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22 Possible Causes for Absent Parotid Gland

  • Pilomatrixoma

    This case illustrates well the risk of misdiagnosing a pre-auricular PMT as a malignant tumor of the parotid gland.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These are usually absent in mucoepidermoid carcinoma and represent a hallmark of PMT.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Torsion of the Hydatid of Morgagni

    Typically, the normal slightly delicate sensation of the testis is absent. Mumps : There is swelling of the parotid glands in mumps.[patient.info]

  • Torsion of the Appendices and Epididymis

    Typically, the normal slightly delicate sensation of the testis is absent. Mumps : There is swelling of the parotid glands in mumps.[patient.info]

  • Pancreatic Ascites

    Signs of chronic liver disease, such as palmar erythema, spider nevi, and parotid glands enlargement, were not detected.[amhsjournal.org] The examination of respiratory system revealed tachypnea (respiratory rate 28/min), stony dull note, absent vocal fremitus, and absent breath sounds on the right with tracheal[amhsjournal.org]

  • Uveoparotid Fever

    Other symptoms include enlarged tear glands (lacrimal glands), leading to absent or decreased tears; enlarged glands in the neck (parotid glands); hard, painless swellings[rarediseases.org]

  • CHARGE Syndrome

    Our study uncovered new findings of a J-shaped sella, dorsal angulation of the clivus, and absent/atrophic parotid glands, not previously described in patients with CHARGE[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mandibulofacial Dysostosis

    glands zygomatic arch: malformed, underdeveloped or absent otic microtia and aplasia of the external auditory meatus conductive hearing defects are present nasal obliteration[radiopaedia.org] Absence of salivary glands such as parotid glands may also be associated with the disease. A notch like depression is present on the lower aspect of eyelids.[phaa.com] […] bowing of the lower border of the mandible concave curvature of the horizontal ramus of the mandible is pathognomonic may be associated with cleft palate and absence of parotid[radiopaedia.org]

  • Spermatic Cord Injury

    Typically, the normal slightly delicate sensation of the testis is absent. Mumps : There is swelling of the parotid glands in mumps.[patient.info]

  • Kleiner Holmes Syndrome

    Stensen duct; Absent parotid gland; Dry mouth; Oral candidiasis; Hypodontia; Peg-shaped incisors; Enamel hypoplasia; Delayed eruption of primary teeth; Dental caries, severe[panelapp.genomicsengland.co.uk] Hearing loss, mixed conductive-sensorineural; Alacrima (dry eye syndrome); Nasolacrimal duct obstruction; Aplastic/hypoplastic lacrimal puncta; Aplastic/hypoplastic lacrimal glands[panelapp.genomicsengland.co.uk] Dacryocystitis; Partially reduced visually acuity; Recurrent corneal ulcerations; Corneal perforation; Limbal stem cell deficiency; Corneal sensitivity impairment (hypesthesia); Absent[panelapp.genomicsengland.co.uk]

  • Spinal Cord Irradiation

    The major salivary glands (ie, parotid and submandibular glands) are responsible for nearly 80% of salivary production.[emedicine.medscape.com] This condition is often accompanied by a poor or absent appetite and weight loss. Recovery of taste is a slow and, frequently, an incomplete process.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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