A case of left-sided facial swelling: A benign or serious cause?
Fulde, S., & Fulde, G. (2018). A case of left-sided facial swelling: A benign or serious cause?. Medicine Today, 19 (12), 58-60.
Although a swollen parotid represents a diagnostic challenge, with thorough investigation it is possible to differentiate the benign from the serious causes.
As a GP working in your own practice and the local emergency department, you are frequently asked by patients to look at various lumps and bumps.
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