Benign Lymphoepithelial lesion

  • Mikulicz’s disease – bilateral parotid and lacrimal gland enlargement
  • Mikulicz’s Syndrome – secondary to another disease, such as tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, lymphoma, and Sjögren’s syndrome
  • most likely to occur in adults >50 yrs; female preponderance
  • may need biopsy to differentiate  sialadenosis (sialosis)