salivary gland infection

salivary gland infection

Sialadenitis, see there.
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The family of 18-year-old prisoner Mazen Hamza demanded Tuesday immediate health care for their relative as he is suffering from a severe salivary gland infection.
Initiation and progression of salivary gland infections depends on the decrease in host resistance to infection and may be encountered secondary to a variety of predisposing conditions including trauma, immunosuppression, debilitation and local conditions such as duct obstruction by sialolithiasis, stricture or other pathology.
In rare cases, complications from Sjogren's syndrome can cause salivary gland infections, kidney problems, ulcers or pancreatitis.

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