Salivary Gland Disorders

April 19, 2012 | By | Reply More

Salivary Gland Disorders

The disorders of salivary gland may be classified as :
A. Inflammatory disorders :
1. Acute bacterial Sialadenitis
2. Chronic bacterial Sialadenitis
3. Chronic recurrent parotitis in children
4. Mumps
5. Post irradiation chronic Sialadenitis

B. Obstructive disorders :
1. Parotid obstruction:
a. Papillary obstruction
b. Ductal obstruction
2. Sub-mandibular obstruction:
a. Papillary obstruction
b. Ductal obstruction

C. Functional disorders:
1. Hypofunction or xerostomia
2. Hyperfunction or ptyalism or sialorrhea

D. Developmental disorders:
1. Partial agenesis
2. Agenesis
3. Atresia

E. Cyst or cyst-like lesions:
1. Mucocele
2. Ranula

F. Neoplasm:
1. Epithelial tumours:
a. Adenomas:
• Pleomorphic adenoma
• Warthin’s tumour
• Basal cell carcinoma
b. Carcinomas:
• Mucoepidermoid carcinoma
• Adenoid cystic carcinoma
• Salivary duct carcinoma
2. Non-epithelial tumours:
• Lymphomas
• Metastasis to parotid lymph nodes

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Category: Oral Pathology, Uncategorized

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