sialocele


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sialocele

 [si´ah-lo-sēl]
a salivary cyst.

ran·u·la

(ran'yū-lă),
1. Hypoglottis.
2. Any cystic tumor of the undersurface of the tongue or floor of the mouth, especially one of the floor of the mouth due to obstruction of the duct of the sublingual glands. Synonym(s): ptyalocele, ranine tumor, sialocele, sublingual cyst
[L. tadpole, dim. of rana, frog]

ran·u·la

(ran'yū-lă)
1. Hypoglottis.
2. Any cystic tumor of the undersurface of the tongue or floor of the mouth, especially one of the floor of the mouth due to obstruction of the duct of the sublingual glands.
Synonym(s): ptyalocele, sialocele, sublingual cyst.
[L. tadpole, dim. of rana, frog]

ran·u·la

(ran'yū-lă)
Any cystic tumor of the undersurface of the tongue or floor of the mouth.
Synonym(s): sialocele.
[L. tadpole, dim. of rana, frog]
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After a through search for any association of parotid duct sialocele with oral submucosal fibrosis, no association was found in literatures.
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Management of a parotid sialocele in a young patient: case report and literature review.
On basis of history, clinical examination and ultrasound report a provisional diagnosis was made that it was a post traumatic sublingual sialocele.
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(15) Vargas et al (16) first performed percutaneous local injections of the residual parotid gland using BoNT/A for the treatment of postparotidectomy sialoceles, while Guntinas-Lichius and Sittel (17) proposed botulinum toxin to treat postparotidectomy fistulae.
Post-traumatic parotid fistulae and sialoceles. A prospective study of conservative management in 51 cases.
Because of the lack of acceptable medical treatments available for chronic ptyalism and because the lesions were multifocal, no definitive treatment was given for the sialoceles or sialoliths.
Few reports of either sialoceles or sialoliths in avian patients are available.
Sialoceles are known complications of penetrating trauma to the parotid gland.
Different forms of treatment have been advocated for sialoceles, including repeated aspiration, pressure dressings, rerouting of the duct, reconstruction with a vein graft, tympanic neurectomy, and partial or total parotidectomy.
Sialocele in dogs associated with trauma of sublingual salivary gland or its duct was reported by Mapes and Anderson (1984) and Harvey (1993).