Bilateral parotid secondaries from primary bronchial carcinoid tumour

M. G. Dilkes, M. A. Birchall

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Three years following a right lower lobectomy for primary carcinoid tumour of the bronchus, a patient presented with bilateral parotid masses. On investigation, both these were shown to be carcinoid tumours, consistent with metastatic spread from the primary bronchial tumour. This unique case is presented together with a discussion of the diagnostic methods employed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)489-490
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Laryngology and Otology
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes


  • Carcinoid tumour
  • Salivary gland neoplasms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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