chronic sialadenitis

chronic sialadenitis

Chronic inflammation of a salivary gland.

Aetiology
Sialolithiasis, radiation therapy.
 
DiffDx on FNA
Normal salivary gland, lymphoepithelial sialadenitis, Warthin tumour, basaloid neoplasms, mucoepidermoid carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma.
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Out of the 40 cases, 22 were pleomorphic adenoma, 6 were of chronic sialadenitis, 2 were Warthin's tumours, 6 were mucoepidermoid carcinomas, 4 were acinic cell carcinomas.
In fact, intraductal instillation of penicillin or saline has been reported to be a successful technique for treating chronic sialadenitis.
Many lesions of salivary gland initially considered as neoplasm may be in fact, intra parotid lymph nodes, localized chronic sialadenitis, benign lymphoepithileal lesion and cysts.
It is a prospective study conducted in 54 patients who were referred with clinical diagnosis of acute sialadenitis, chronic sialadenitis and sialolithiasis; 65 salivary glands of the above patients were subjected to conventional sialography and MR Sialography.
5) Recurrent or continuous obstruction of a salivary duct may lead to acute or chronic sialadenitis or even to the perforation of the oral mucosa.
Non-Neoplastic Lesion Lesion Male Female Chronic sialadenitis -- 1 Abscess 1 3 Cystic lesion 1 -- Reactive adenitis -- 1
MECs must be distinguished from necrotizing sialometaplasia, chronic sialadenitis, cystadenoma, cystadenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma, clear cell carcinoma (not otherwise specified), and metastatic tumors.
7% patients) was the most common inflammatory pathology, followed by chronic sialadenitis, abscess and lymphadenitis in 22.
Indications for surgery were chronic sialadenitis in 13 patients, benign pleomorphic adenoma in 4, a submandibular dermoid cyst in 1, and Warthin's tumor in 1.
These findings, however, are nonspecific; they are also seen in chronic sialadenitis and granulomatous diseases.
She had previously been treated for chronic sialadenitis with a sialodochoplasty and a dilation of Stensen's duct.

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