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]

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]
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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.