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Salivary gland diseases.

Sialolithiasis (Salivary duct stones)

Sialadenitis (Inflammation of Salivary glands)

Viral e.g. mumps parotitis

Bacterial especially in postep. or dehydrated patient, and associated with sialolithiasis

Autoimmune chronic sialadenitis

e.g. Sjogren syndrome in RA causing xerostomia and keratoconjunctivitis sicca with lacrimal gland involvement Together called Miculiz syndrome

Chronic granulomatous sialadenitis,
e.g. TB, sarcoidosis

Salivary gland tumor

Pleomorphic adenoma
Warthin tumor, aka papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum
Adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and mucoepidermoid carcinom are rare.


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