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sialography

 [si″ah-log´rah-fe]
radiographic demonstration of the salivary ducts by means of the injection of substances opaque to x-rays.

si·a·log·ra·phy

(sī'ă-log'ră-fē),
Radiography of the salivary glands and ducts after the introduction of contrast medium into the ducts.
Synonym(s): ptyalography
[sialo- + G. graphō, to write]

sialography

/si·a·log·ra·phy/ (si″ah-log´rah-fe) sialoangiography.

sialography

[sī·əlog′rəfē]
Etymology: Gk, sialon + graphein, to record
the radiographic examination of the salivary glands after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium. sialographic, adj.

sialography

Imaging A method for visualizing salivary glands and ducts by instilling radiocontrast Indications Sialadenitis, cysts, stones–sialolithiasis, dry mouth

si·a·log·ra·phy

(sī'ă-log'ră-fē)
Radiography of the salivary glands and ducts after the introduction of contrast medium into the ducts.
[sialo- + G. graphō, to write]

si·a·log·ra·phy

(sī'ă-log'ră-fē)
Radiographic imaging of the salivary glands and ducts after the area of the oral cavity has been injected with a radiopaque dye to help the clinician visualize obstruction.
[sialo- + G. graphō, to write]

sialography (sīəlog´rəfē),

n 1. inspection of the salivary ducts and glands by radiographic examination after injection of a radiopaque medium.
2. production of a sialogram.

sialography

radiographic demonstration of the salivary ducts by means of the injection of substances opaque to x-rays.
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Diagnostic Aids: Sialography is considered the most important and most reliable diagnostic test of JRP, however, ultrasound has been increasingly used for diagnosis and follow-up as well [Miziara and Campelo, 2005].
Sialography was performed to rule out a communication between the anomalous duct and the main parotid duct.
7) Sialography may demonstrate only a portion of the Wharton duct as a club-shaped dilation of its proximal end; it may fail to show the rest of the submandibular gland.
Computed tomography (CT) with sialography revealed a sialocele (figure 2).
9) Sialography has conventionally been the gold standard because it not only diagnoses sialolithiasis, it also provides an image of the ductal system.
Sonography, CT, CT sialography, MRI and MRI sialography in investigation of the facial nerve and the differentiation between deep and superficial parotid lesions.
Computed tomography (CT) and standard sialography confirm the diagnosis.