IP International Journal of Maxillofacial Imaging


Submandibular gland chronic sialadenitis: A case report


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Author Details: Rubia Siddiqui*,G S.Hashmi,S M. Rizvi

Volume : 4

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2581-3838

Print ISSN : 2581-382X

Article First Page : 106

Article End Page : 108


Abstract

Among various types of salivary gland diseases, sialadenitis is an infectious or inflammatory disorder. The course of sialadenitis may be acute or chronic in nature. The chronic conditions generally involve the parotid and submandibular glands. This report describes a case of chronic sialadenitis of submandibular gland in a 55-year-old female which was resistant with medicinal therapy and successfully managed surgically with no postoperative complications.

Keywords: Submandibular gland, Recurrent, Chronic sialadenitis, Excision, Histopathology.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2581-3838.2018.0027