sialometaplasia

si·a·lo·met·a·pla·si·a

(sī'ă-lō-met'ă-plā'zē-ă),
Squamous cell metaplasia in the salivary ducts.
[sialo- + metaplasia]

sialometaplasia

/si·alo·meta·pla·sia/ (-met″ah-pla´zhah) metaplasia of the salivary glands.
necrotizing sialometaplasia  a benign inflammatory condition of the salivary glands, simulating mucoepidermoid and squamous cell carcinoma.

si·a·lo·met·a·pla·si·a

(sī'ă-lō-met'ă-plā'zē-ă)
Squamous cell metaplasia in the salivary ducts.

sialometaplasia

an uncommon disease of the mandibular salivary glands in dogs. There is swelling, severe retropharyngeal pain, dysphagia and vomiting.
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We report a rare case of necrotizing sialometaplasia of the right lateral nasopharynx with extension into the right parapharyngeal space in a 39-year-old man.
Pseudocarcinomatous hyperplasias of the skin (97,98) (Figure 6, A and B), acroangiodermatitis, (99) myositis ossificans (100,101) (Figure 7, A through D), atypical (ischemic) decubital fibroplasia, (102) tumefactive synovial chondrometaplasia, (103) necrotizing sialometaplasia, (104) gliosis, (105) nephrogenic urothelial metaplasia (106) (Figure 8, A and B), inflammatory polyps of the anorectal region, (107) colitis cystica profunda, (108) florid reactive mesothelial proliferations (109) (Figure 9, A and B), tumorlike chronic pancreatitis, (110) and radiotherapy-induced tissue reactions (111) (Figure 10, A and B) are all examples of this category.
Necrotizing sialometaplasia of the lip simulating squamous cell carcinoma.
Systemic granulomatous disease and sialometaplasia in a dog with Bartonella infection.
The differential diagnosis of a palatal tumor should include abscess, adenomatous hyperplasia, necrotizing sialometaplasia, and paranasal sinus tumors.
I read with great interest the recent case reported by Carlson (1) on a bulimic patient presenting with necrotizing sialometaplasia (NSM) in the hard palate.
Included in the histologic differential diagnosis of salivary gland SMEC are sclerosing polycystic adenosis, chronic sclerosing sialadenitis, low-grade cystadenocarcinoma, and necrotizing sialometaplasia.
Necrotizing sialometaplasia (NSM) is a benign, self-healing lesion of salivary glands, which represents less than 1% of biopsied oral lesions.
Necrotizing sialometaplasia is a benign, spontaneously healing inflammatory condition.
MECs must be distinguished from necrotizing sialometaplasia, chronic sialadenitis, cystadenoma, cystadenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma, clear cell carcinoma (not otherwise specified), and metastatic tumors.
Necrotizing sialometaplasia is a benign, self-limited, reactive inflammatory process that involves salivary glands.
1) In our patient, the differential diagnosis included (1) benign fibrous and neural tumors with secondary ulceration, (2) a specific infection, and (3) perhaps necrotizing sialometaplasia.