MCQ – 89007

Question

A 55-year-old woman presents with painless enlargement of the parotid glands, which began 6 months earlier. On examination, ocular dryness and cervical lymphadenopathy are present. Biopsy of the parotid gland is likely to show which of the following?

A.

Lymphocytic and plasma cell infiltrate with ductal epithelial hyperplasia 

B.

Well-demarcated tumor consisting of a mixture of epithelial and myoepithelial cells dispersed within loose myxoid tissue 

C. Inflammation with neutrophil predominance and necrosis of salivary ducts

D. Coagulative necrosis of acini with squamous metaplasia of ducts

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