sialectasis

si·al·ec·ta·sis

(sī'ăl-ek'tă-sis),
Dilation of a salivary duct.
Synonym(s): ptyalectasis
[sial- + G. ektasis, a stretching]

si·al·ec·ta·sis

(sī'ă-lek'tă-sis)
Dilation of a salivary duct.
Synonym(s): ptyalectasis.
[sial- + G. ektasis, a stretching]

sialectasia

, sialectasis (sī″ăl-ĕk-tā′sē-ă) (sī″a-lĕk′tă-sĭs) [″ + ektasis, dilatation]
Hypertrophy or swelling of the salivary glands.

si·al·ec·ta·sis

(sī'ă-lek'tă-sis)
Dilation of a salivary duct.
[sial- + G. ektasis, a stretching]
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The parenchyma demonstrated a heterogeneous blush, but no focal sialectasis was noted.
1) As acinar destruction progresses, salivary production decreases and ascending infections develop, eventually leading to sialectasis developing in the gland, enlargement of the microcysts and fatty replacement of the destroyed acinar within the salivary gland parenchyma.
Recurrent parotitis (RP) is defined as recurrent parotid inflammation, generally associated with non-obstructive sialectasis of the parotid gland.
Sialographic studies have shown a combination of sialectasis, strictures, dilations, and kinks.
2,8,9) Ultrasonography is helpful when making a specific diagnosis such as sialectasis.
Recurrent parotid insufflation can predispose the patient to recurrent parotitis and sialectasis.