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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 107
Benign lymphoepithelial cysts of parotid and submandibular glands in a HIV-positive patient

1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Narsinhbhai Patel Dental College and Hospital, Visnagar, Gujarat, India
2 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Rama Dental College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Raja Rajeswari Dental College and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Peeyush Shivhare
Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Narsinhbhai Patel Dental College and Hospital, Visnagar, Gujarat
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.157213

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Patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection have been reported to have parotid swellings of various types such as diffuse infiltrative lymphocytosis syndrome, parotitis, intraparotid lymphadenopathy, benign lymphoepithelial cyst (BLEC), as well as salivary gland neoplasms such as adenoid cystic carcinoma, Kaposi sarcoma and lymphoma. LECs in the parotid gland are uncommon benign entities with increased incidence associated with HIV infection. We are presenting a case of 28-year-old HIV-positive patient with BLECs in the parotid and submandibular glands.

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