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Journal of Dental Specialities

Conservative management of parotid fistula and sialocele

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Author Details : Mamatha NS, Madhumathi Singh, Beena Roopak, Shilpa Rani MN, Sowmini

Volume : 4, Issue : 1, Year : 2016

Article Page : 61-64

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Sialocele is a collection of saliva in the subcutaneous tissue or in the glandular tissues. When this communicates with the skin and drains it is known as parotid fistula. The causes are sharp penetrating trauma, infectious drainage, TMJ surgery, parotidectomy, condylar fracture reduction. We report a case of parotid fistula is due to sharp penetrating object and a case of parotid sialocele following open reduction of condylar fracture. There are numerous methods of treatment of parotid fistula and sialocele. Here we followed repeated aspiration, pressure dressing and oral administration of hyoscine. The excellent result was achieved with conservative therapy.

Sialocele, Parotid Fistula, Hyoscine

How to cite : Mamatha Ns, Singh M, Roopak B, Shilpa Rani Mn, Sowmini, Conservative management of parotid fistula and sialocele. J Dent Spec 2016;4(1):61-64

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