The role of imaging in the evaluation of parotid disease

Clin Radiol. 2002 Aug;57(8):692-701. doi: 10.1053/crad.2001.0865.


In this review the imaging features of a range of parotid lesions are presented and the roles of ultrasound (US), computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the assessment of parotid disease are discussed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adenolymphoma / diagnosis
  • Adenolymphoma / diagnostic imaging
  • Adenoma, Oxyphilic / diagnosis
  • Adenoma, Oxyphilic / diagnostic imaging
  • Adenoma, Pleomorphic / diagnosis
  • Adenoma, Pleomorphic / diagnostic imaging
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Parotid Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Parotid Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Ultrasonography