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Unilateral parotid gland enlargement in a patient with primary Sjögren syndrome
  1. Silvia Suárez-Díaz1,
  2. Elena Santamarta-Liébana2,
  3. Anahy Mª Brandy-García3,
  4. Luis Caminal-Montero1
  1. 1 Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain
  2. 2 Radiology Department, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain
  3. 3 Rheumatology Department, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain
  1. Correspondence to Dr Silvia Suárez-Díaz, Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Oviedo 33011, Spain; silvia_porto{at}hotmail.es

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A 47-year-old woman came to our clinic for sudden pain and enlargement of her left parotid gland (figure 1A). A diagnosis of primary Sjögren syndrome was made 20 years ago associated with keratoconjunctivitis sicca, dry mouth and intermittent episodes of bilateral parotid gland swelling. She had been treated continuously with hydroxychloroquine. A treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory …

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