Document Type : Case Report


1 Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

2 Dept. of Plastic Surgery, Cancer Institute, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran.

3 Oralandmaxillofacial Radiology Resident, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Tehran Dental University of Medical Science, North Kargar Street, Tehran, Iran.


Castleman’s disease (CD), otherwise known as angiofollicular lymph node hyperplasia, is a rare, poorly understood disorder which often occurs in a mediastinum. Involvement of parotid gland is a considerably infrequent event. We present a 15year old boy patient with a swelling in the left parotid gland that has been diagnosed with CD. The clinical features, radiographic findings and treatment plan are discussed. Furthermore, a thorough literature review demonstrated 57 published cases of CD in salivary gland with their summarized features.