Kuttner disease, Küttner's salivary glandular tumor Please rate this page (bottom of page)

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Kuttner's

Kuttner tumor with benign swelling in both submandibular glands. Open. Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, University of Toyama, Japan

Definition

Kuttner (Küttner's) tumor is a benign (non-malignant) salivary gland tumor, most commonly in a Submandibulary gland. The condition is related to Mikulicz syndrome (sclerosing sialodacryo-adenite) (reference: Furukawa S 2015)

disease Cause

The reason is IgG 4 related disease

Symptoms

Kuttner's (Küttner's) tumor is similar to the glandular swelling seen Sjögren's syndrome

Diagnosis

  • Elevated IgG4 may be detected in tissue samples

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