Category Archives: Diagnosis and Management of Salivary Gland Disorders

OBSTRUCTIVE SALIVARY GLAND DISEASE

OBSTRUCTIVE SALIVARY GLAND DISEASE Sialolithiasis The formation of stories, or calculi, may occur throughaut the body, including the gallbladder, urinary tract, and salivary glands. The occurrence af salivary gland stories is twice as common in men, with a, peak incidence between ages .30 and SO. Multiple stone formation Occurs in approximately 25’VcIof patients. The pathogenesis of salivary calculi pro

DIAGNOSTIC MODALITIES

DIAGNOSTIC MODALITIES History and Clinical Examination The most important component of diagnosis in. salivary gland disorders, as with most other disease processes, is the patient history and the clinical examination. In most cases the patient will guide the doctor to the diagnosis merely by relating the events that have occurred in association with the presenting complaint. The astute clinician must perform a

EMBRYOLOGY , ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

EMBRYOLOGY , ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY The salivary glands can be divided into two ,groups: the minor and major glands. All salivary glands develop from . the embryonic oral cavity .as buds of epithelium that extend into the underlying mesenchymal tissues. The epithelial ingrowths branch to form a primitive ductal system that eventually becomes canalized to provide f?r drainage of salivary secretions. The minor s

CHAPTER OUTLINE

CHAPTER OUTLINE EMBRYOLOGY, ANATOMY, AND PHYSIOLOGY DIAGNOSTIC MODALITIES History and Clinical Examination Salivary Gland Radiology Plain Film Radiographs Sialography Computed Tomography, Magnetic; Resonance Imaging, and Ultrasound Salivary Scintigraphy (Radloactlve Isotope Scanning) Salivary Gland Endoscopy (Sialoendoscopy) Sialochemistry Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy . Salivary Gland Biopsy OBSTRUCTIVE SALIVARYGL