Inflammation or infection involving one or more salivary glands, most frequently involving the parotid, submandibular or sublingual glands.
Can be acute, chronic, or acute on chronic ...
Review immunization history.
Obtain a complete history taking note of:
Alcoholism, bulimia, malnutrition
Recent dental work, oral surgery, anesthesia
Radiation therapy, past malignancy
Apply warm compresses with massage.
Maintain good oral hygiene.
Antibiotics if indicated by diagnosis
Antistaphylococcal penicillins (nafc...
Provide regular follow-up visits for patients with chronic sialadenitis.
Avoid prescribing medications that cause xerostomia.
K11.20 Sialoadenitis, unspecified
K11.21 Acute sialoadenitis
K11.23 Chronic sialoadenitis
K11.22 Acute recurrent sialoadenitis
Sialadenitis is associated with conditions that predispose patient to xerostomia.
Sialadenitis occurs in debilitated patients who lack ability to control hydration.
Mainstay of treatment...
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