Inflammation of one or more salivary glands
Infectious, obstructive, or autoimmune.
"Sialolithiasis" is characterized by a painful swelling of the affected gland when eating due to an ...
Apply warm compresses.
Massage the gland and milk the duct.
Sialagogues (agents that promote salivary flow) like tart, lemon juice and hard candies (lemon dr...
K11.20 Sialoadenitis, unspecified
K11.21 Acute sialoadenitis
K11.23 Chronic sialoadenitis
K11.22 Acute recurrent sialoadenitis
28826002 sialolithiasis (disorder)
Mainstay of treatment is hydration, good oral hygiene, sialogogues, and possible surgical excision.
Nonpharmacologic agents that promote salivary flow like tart and hard candies suc...
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