Inflammation and/or infection involving one or more salivary gland
Sialolithiasis is the cause of ~90% of all obstructive salivary gland diseases.
Salivary obstruction is usually chara...
Review immunization history.
Alcoholism, bulimia, malnutrition
Recent dental work, oral surgery
TB or HIV exposure
Acute onset of pain and swelling over the af...
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.
Goncalves M, Mantsopoulos K, Schapher M, et al. Ultrasound supplemented by sialendoscopy: diagnostic value in sialolithiasis. Am Academy of Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;15...
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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