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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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Salivary Gland Disorders

Salivary Gland Disorders

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. […]

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