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Sialadenitis

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Synonyms of Sialadenitis

  • Salivary Gland Infection

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Sialadenitis is a condition characterized by inflammation and enlargement of one or more of the salivary glands, the glands that secrete saliva into the mouth. There are both acute and chronic forms. Sialadenitis is often associated with pain, tenderness, redness, and gradual, localized swelling of the affected area. The exact cause of sialadenitis is not known.

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