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Sialoadenitis

Sialadenitis (sialoadenitis) is inflammation of a salivary gland. It may be subdivided temporally into acute, chronic and recurrent forms.

Source: Wikipedia

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with sialoadenitis, 77% report having peripheral edema, 60% report having facial pain, and 51% report having swollen lymph nodes. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of sialoadenitis are peripheral edema, facial pain, swollen lymph nodes, jaw swelling, neck mass, neck swelling, and difficulty in swallowing, although you may still have sialoadenitis without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with sialoadenitis often receive x-ray computed tomography, intravenous fluid replacement, cat scan of head, blood culture, ophthalmic examination and evaluation, tracheoscopy and laryngoscopy with biopsy, other or therapeutic procedures on nose; mouth and pharynx and psychological and psychiatric evaluation and therapy .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with sialoadenitis include clindamycin, augmentin, zosyn, olopatadine nasal, ciclesonide nasal, terbinafine (lamisil), guaifenesin / phenylephrine / phenylpropanolamine, metformin / sitagliptin, cefadroxil, iohexol (omnipaque) and chlorhexidine topical .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for sialoadenitis include .

Age

< 1 years
0.5x
1-4 years
0.5x
5-14 years
0.9x
15-29 years
0.9x
30-44 years
1.0x
45-59 years
1.2x
60-74 years
1.2x
75+ years
1.1x

Sex

Male
0.9x
Female
1.1x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.9x
Hispanic
0.6x
White
1.1x
Other
0.9x
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