sialogram


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sialogram

 [si-al´o-gram]
a film obtained by sialography.

si·al·o·gram

(sī-al'ō-gram),
A radiograph of sialography.
[sialo- + G. gramma, a writing]

sialogram

[sī·al′əgram′]
Etymology: Gk, sialon, saliva, gramma, record
a radiographic image of the salivary glands and ducts.

si·al·o·gram

(sī-al'ō-gram)
The recorded display after sialography.
[sialo- + G. gramma, a writing]

sialogram

An X-ray image of the duct of a salivary gland after injection of a radio-opaque liquid contrast medium. The process is known as sialography.

si·al·o·gram

(sī-al'ō-gram)
A radiograph using sialography.
[sialo- + G. gramma, a writing]

sialogram (sīal´əgram),

a radiograph made to determine the presence or absence of calcareous deposits in a salivary gland or its ducts.

sialogram

a film obtained by sialography.
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The advantages of MR Sialogram include no radiation hazard and non-invasive nature.
Sialograms are sometimes used to measure salivary gland function in people with Sjogren's syndrome whose salivary glands may be damaged by the immune system.
If it recurs you will have a sialogram, an X-ray which shows up your parotid glands and ducts and any stones that might be there.
If it recurs, you may have a sialogram, an X-ray which shows up the ducts in your parotid gland and any stones.