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Related to sialosis: sialadenitis


Excessive flow of saliva. See: salivation.
[sialo- + G. rhoia, a flow]


, sialismus (sī'ă-lizm, -liz'mŭs)
An excess secretion of saliva.
Synonym(s): ptyalism, salivation, sialorrhea, sialosis.
[G. sialismos]
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FNA of normal tissue from enlarged salivary glands sialosis or missed target?
It also causes sialosis, taste impairment, dental caries and periodontal disease leading to teeth loss, oral infections like i-e; fungal infections and conditions like lichen planus, geographical tongue and fissured tongue.17,18,20,21
Figure 2: Oral Lesions and Conditions Documented in Teledentistry Assessments Oral Lesions: * dental caries (initial and advanced) * mucocele * fibrous hyperplasia * leukoplakia * candida * ulceration * tongue lesions * fibro epithelial polyps * amalgam tattoos * denture granulomas and keratosis * orofacial granulomatosis * sialosis * aphthous ulcer * epidermoid carcinoma * Pyogenic granuloma Malocclusions: * open bite * overjet * overbite * bilateral Class III molars * maxillary incisor irregularity * posterior crossbite Gingivitis Dental trauma Fractures Root canal orifices Teledentistry has been used in offsite clinics to assess orthodontic need and to provide instruction for students providing interceptive orthodontics.
(6) With bilateral disease, considerations include sialosis, sarcoid, systemic lupus erythematosis, and BLEL associated with either HIV or Sjogren's syndrome.