V Karkhanis, JM Joshi
Department of Respiratory Medicine, T. N. Medical College and B. Y. L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai., India
J M Joshi Department of Respiratory Medicine, T. N. Medical College and B. Y. L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai-400008. India
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We report a case of parotid swelling, provisionally diagnosed as tuberculous inflammation in view of granuloma showing caseous necrosis on cytology and started on antituberculosis drugs. However, on detailed clinical examination and investigations diagnosis of sarcoidosis was made. She responded well to treatment with steroids. The correlation of caseation necrosis and sarcoidosis has been described.