sialolithiasis


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sialolithiasis

 [si″ah-lo-lĭ-thi´ah-sis]
a condition characterized by the presence of sialoliths.

si·a·lo·li·thi·a·sis

(sī'ă-lō-li-thī'ă-sis),
The formation or presence of a salivary calculus.
[sialolith + G. -iasis, condition]

sialolithiasis

/si·alo·li·thi·a·sis/ (si″ah-lo-lĭ-thi´ah-sis) the formation of salivary calculi.

sialolithiasis

[-lithī′əsis]
a pathological condition in which one or more calculi, or stones, are formed in a salivary gland.

si·a·lo·li·thi·a·sis

(sī'ă-lō-li-thī'ă-sis)
The formation or presence of a salivary calculus.
[sialolith + G. -iasis, condition]

sialolithiasis

Stones (calculi) in the salivary glands or ducts. This affects the submandibular gland in 80 percent of cases and the parotid gland in 20 percent of cases. The sublingual gland is rarely affected. The condition is the most frequent cause of inflammatory disorders of the salivary glands. It may be treated by sialogogues and gland massage, shock wave lithotripsy or sialoendoscopy.

si·a·lo·li·thi·a·sis

(sī'ă-lō-li-thī'ă-sis)
The formation or presence of a salivary calculus.
[sialolith + G. -iasis, condition]

sialolithiasis (sīal´əlithī´əsis),

n the presence of one or more oval or round calcified structures (salivary stones) in a duct of a salivary gland.
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Sialolithiasis.

sialolithiasis

the formation of salivary calculi.
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Sialolithiasis in the submandibular gland tends to develop in the duct whereas, in the parotid gland, calculi are commonly found at the hilum or parenchyma.
A proforma was filled after diagnosis of sialolithiasis by a detailed history, clinical examination and necessary radiographic investigation.
Sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values were calculated for the detection of the acute sialadenitis (MRI during the episode and conventional sialogram after the episode), chronic sialadenitis and sialolithiasis.
1- Seifert G, Mann W, Kastenbauer E 1992 Sialolithiasis.
Parotid duct mucocele and sialolithiasis following parotid duct transposition.
In one series of salivary gland aspirates, more than 50% of the patients referred for FNAB had a nonneoplastic process, including sialadenosis, sialadenitis, sialolithiasis, and retention cyst.
Dynamic Posturography; Electronystagmogram (ENG); Ernest or Eagle's Syndrome/Stylomandibular Ligament Pain - Treatment with Radiofrequency Thermoneurolysis; Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotrypsy (ESWL) for Sialolithiasis (Salivary Stones); Frenulectomy; Impacted teeth - extraction; Intra-operative Electromyographic Monitoring of Cranial Nerves;
The most common salivary gland disorders were acute sialoadenitis and sialolithiasis seen with equal frequency.
Among the benign salivary gland lesions n=22, sialolithiasis has been showed in our results as the most common pathology n=9 (41.
Sialolithiasis is a pathological condition caused by the obstruction of a salivary gland or its excretory duct by a calculus.