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Acute submandibular sialadenitis-a case report.
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PMID:  22888457     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Many conditions affect the salivary glands. Acute sialadenitis is infectious or inflammatory disorders of the salivary glands. The exact frequency of submandibular sialadenitis is unclear. The acute conditions more typically involve the parotid and submandibular glands. During an acute inflammatory process, there is swelling of the affected gland, overlying pain, gland tenderness, fever, and on occasion difficulty in opening the mouth. Initial treatment should include rehydration oral antistaphylococcal antibiotic should be started while awaiting culture results. Hygiene and repeated massaging of the gland when tenderness had subsided. The present report describes a case of acute submandibular sialadenitis in a 70-year-old female.
Authors:
Rakhi Chandak; Shirish Degwekar; Manoj Chandak; Shivlal Rawlani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-07-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in dentistry     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  2090-6455     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Dent     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-13     Completed Date:  2012-08-23     Revised Date:  2013-04-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101573242     Medline TA:  Case Rep Dent     Country:  Egypt    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  615375     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences University, Maharashtra, Sawangi (M), Wardha 442004, India.
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