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sialogram

 [si-al´o-gram]
a film obtained by sialography.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

si·al·o·gram

(sī-al'ō-gram),
A radiograph of sialography.
[sialo- + G. gramma, a writing]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

si·al·o·gram

(sī-al'ō-gram)
The recorded display after sialography.
[sialo- + G. gramma, a writing]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

si·al·o·gram

(sī-al'ō-gram)
A radiograph using sialography.
[sialo- + G. gramma, a writing]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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As with MRCPs and MR myelograms, MR sialograms should enjoy clinical support as a good alternative to conventional sialography when investigating inflammatory conditions of the parotid glands.
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.
Radiographs such as occlusal view, orthopentomogram (OPG) and sialograms were advised as necessary.
Sialograms have been reported to be as much as 100% effective in detecting ductal and intraglandular calculi.