sialadenosis

sialadenosis

 [si″al-ad″ĕ-no´sis]
noninflammatory swelling of the salivary glands.

sialadenosis

/si·al·ad·e·no·sis/ (-ad″en-o´sis) sialadenopathy; a disease of a salivary gland.

sialadenosis

(si?al-ad?en-o'sis)
Painless enlargement of the salivary glands, occurring without findings that suggest salivary gland cancer, infection (sialadenitis), inflammation, or stone disease. It is most obvious in the parotid glands. Commonly associated conditions include alcoholic cirrhosis, breast feeding, diabetes mellitus, eating disorders, pregnancy, and malnutrition.
Synonym: sialosis

sialadenosis

noninflammatory swelling of the salivary glands.
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Other oral complications frequently reported in association with bulimia include sialadenosis, which is hypertrophy of serous acinar cells, often with infiltration of adiopocytes and without an inflammatory component.
Anorexia/bulimia-related sialadenosis of palatal and minor salivary glands [letter].
For the salivary gland, there were 272 pathologist responses from 147 laboratories for which the correct (reference) diagnosis was normal salivary gland or sialadenosis.
There were 2 positive general diagnoses accompanying a specific diagnosis of normal salivary gland or sialadenosis that were also not counted because they most likely represent an error in filling out the response form.