​Treatment of sialoadenitis


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Sialoadenitis is an inflammation process of salivary glands that causes formation of calculi in salivary glands. There is a variety of manifestations of sialoadenitis: salivolithiasis, calculous sialoadenitis, sialolithiasis. The disease can cause obstruction of the gland that, consequently, will lead to inflammation and intermitting swelling of the gland accompanied by severe pains. These pains are caused by calculi that weight upon the salivary glands. Calculi are usually located in mandibular glands.

Sialoadenitis is usually caused by the following factors: operative interventions (usually those of abdominal cavity organs), infectious diseases, and stagnant secretion in salivary glands. Sialoadenitis appears in 2 forms: chronic and acute. They have a bit different manifestations.

Acute sialoadenitis:

These are the symptoms of sialoadenitis: edema, infiltration followed by purulent melting and necrosis of salivary glands. It is worth mentioning that necrosis leaves scars.

For a timely diagnosis, visit your dentist frequently. Contact us for an appointment with our specialists at Dental Endo