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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology


Sialolithiasis leading to sialadenitis- A case report


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Author Details : Muhaseena M, Rahul Tiwari*, Heena Tiwari, Abhishek Jairaj, Arun Ramaiah

Volume : 4, Issue : 3, Year : 2018

Article Page : 175-177


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Abstract

Sialolithiasis is the obstruction of salivary gland due to blockage of its excretory duct in response to the formation of calcareous concretions which causes the dilation of salivary gland. Sialadenitis is an acute infection of salivary gland. Sialadenitis is seen mostly in parotid gland and sialolith is mostly reported in sub-mandibular gland. We hereby report a case of elderly female with an acute pain on left sub-mandibular region which was diagnosed as sub-mandibular sialolithiasis leading to sialadenitis.

Keywords: Sialolithiasis, Sialadenitis, Calculi, Conservative management.

Doi : 10.18231/2395-6194.2018.0042

How to cite : Muhaseena M, Tiwari R , Tiwari H, Jairaj A, Ramaiah A, Sialolithiasis leading to sialadenitis- A case report. J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2018;4(3):175-177

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