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sialadenitis

Saturday 19 July 2003

Inflammation of salivary glands.

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Definition: Sialadenitis is the inflammation of the salivary gland parenchyma.

Types

- acute sialdenitis
- chronic sialadenitis

Etiology

- infectious sialadenitis
- dysimmune

  • autoimmune sialadenitis
  • IgG4-associated sialadenitis