The patients affected by sialoadenitis
show an enlargement of the salivary glands, which can be unilateral (3) or bilateral (4).
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 Sublingual salivary gland tumours may mimic lesions like lymphoma, retention cyst, sialolithiasis, sialoadenitis
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However, nonneoplastic [CD43.sup.+] B-cell populations can be identified in paraffin sections in some circumstances, such as in subepithelial regions of the tonsils, myo/lymphoepithelial sialoadenitis
, atypical marginal zone hyperplasia, as described in children, (9) and in reactive lesions of the terminal ileum (including Peyer patches).
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Development of malignant lymphoma in myoepithelial sialoadenitis
The number of associated conditions recognized has increased immensely and includes ulcerative colitis, Crohn disease, primary sclerosing cholangitis, (56-60) lymphoplasmacytic cholecystitis, (16) primary biliary cirrhosis, (61) Sjogren syndrome, (3,62) chronic sclerosing sialoadenitis
resembling Mikulicz disease, (45,63) thyroiditis, (64) the family of tumorlike lesions known as multifocal idiopathic fibrosclerosis, including mediastinal and retroperitoneal fibrosis, Riedel thyroiditis, and inflammatory pseudotumor of the orbit, (65-70) tubulointerstitial nephritis, (71-73) interstitial pneumonia, (74) lymphadenopathy, (75) prostatitis, (76) and inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysm.