Bilateral parotid duct fistula. Case report

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 1993 May;102(5):375-7. doi: 10.1177/000348949310200510.


Parotid duct fistulas (PDFs) are rare and have various causes such as gunshot wounds and human and animal bites; they may also be congenital. We have not found previous publications on bilateral PDF. Our patient, although young, also had generalized pigmentation characteristic of aging and thick, dry, wrinkled skin, as well as pyoderma. Biochemical analysis was performed on discharge from the patient's face, and histopathologic and immunologic studies were done. The fistulas were treated by intraoral fistulization. Cephalosporins were given to the patient for 5 days postoperatively to treat the pyoderma.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Parotid Diseases / etiology
  • Parotid Diseases / surgery*
  • Pyoderma / complications
  • Salivary Gland Fistula / etiology
  • Salivary Gland Fistula / surgery*