Sialadenitis

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Sialadenitis

Sialadenitis is an infection of the salivary glands. It is usually caused by a virus or bacteria.  The parotid (in front of the ear) and submandibular (under the chin) glands are most commonly affected.  Sialadenitis may be associated with pain, tenderness, redness, and gradual, localized swelling of the affected area. There are both acute and chronic forms. Although it is quite common among elderly adults with salivary gland stones, sialadenitis can also occur in other age groups, including infants during the first few weeks of life. Without proper treatment, sialadenitis can develop into a severe infection, especially in people who are debilitated or elderly.  
 

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The terms "Sialadenitis" returned 53 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Focal autoimmune pancreatitis and chronic sclerosing sialadenitis mimicking pancreatic cancer and neck metastasis.
 

Author(s): Li Sun, Qiang Zhou, David R Brigstock, Su Yan, Ming Xiu, Rong-Li Piao, Yan-Hang Gao, Run-Ping Gao

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2014 Dec;20(46):17674-9.

 

Type 1 autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) or chronic sclerosing sialadenitis (Küttner's tumour) is an uncommon disorder that has recently been confirmed as an IgG4-related disease. Here, we describe a rare case of a 53-year-old male patient who primarily presented with pancreatic body ...

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2014

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A rare case of acute contrast-induced sialadenitis after percutaneous coronary intervention.
 

Author(s): Yacov Shacham, Ofer Havakuk, Arie Roth

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2013 Oct;15(10):652-3.

 

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2013

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Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis of the major salivary glands: a case of sialadenitis in a young patient.
 

Author(s): Francesco Tovoli, Antonio Vannini, Chiara Masi, Tiziana Balbi, Luigi Bolondi, Mario Cavazza

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2013 ;52(18):2131-4.

 

A 23-year-old man was referred to our Emergency Department due to an acute-onset hemoptysis and the associated bilateral swelling of all of his major salivary glands. The elevated levels of systemic inflammatory markers with hypereosinophilia and the concurrent presence of multiple ...

Last Updated: 17 Sep 2013

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The terms "Sialadenitis" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Internal Organ Involvement in IgG4-related Sialadenitis: A Systemic Review.
 

Author(s): Xia Hong, Wei Li, Jia Zeng Su, Zhen Wang, Guang Yan Yu

Journal: Chin J Dent Res. 2015 ;18(2):85-94.

 

To provide an overview of internal organ involvement (IOI) in immunoglobulin G4-related sialadenitis (IgG4-RS) patients, with a focus on the prevalence and clinical features of IOI, the analysis of serum IgG4 levels in patients with or without IOI, and the usefulness of positron emission ...

Last Updated: 13 Jul 2015

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Updated S2K AWMF guideline for the diagnosis and follow-up of obstructive sialadenitis--relevance for radiologic imaging.
 

Author(s): T J Vogl, B Al-Nawas, D Beutner, U Geisthoff, O Gutinas-Lichius, C Naujoks, R Reich, U Schröder, C Sproll, A Teymoortash, J Ußmüller, C Wittekindt, J Zenk, S Fischer

Journal: Rofo. 2014 Sep;186(9):843-6.

 

The interdisciplinarily developed German S2k AWMF guideline for the treatment of obstructive sialadenitis represents a new standard in the guideline program of the AWMF, the German Society for Consultants and the clinical disciplines working in the field of diseases of the head and ...

Last Updated: 16 Aug 2014

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Last Updated: 8 Dec 2015

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