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Ptyalism : definition, causes and treatment of ptyalism

Ptyalism : definition, causes and treatment of ptyalism

Ptyalism : definition, causes and treatment of ptyalism Definition: It is an excessive salivation seen in patients. Causes: 1. Local cause: a. Pathological condition: ANUG, Apthous ulcer, Herpetic ulcer b. Presence of foreign body: New denture, ill fitting denture, probe and mirror 2. CNS disorder: a. Mental retardation b. Parkinsonism c. Cerebral palsy d. Epilepsy […]

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