Sialography

What is Sialography?

Sialography (also termed radiosialography) is the radiographic examination of the salivary glands. It usually involves the injection of a small amount of contrast medium into the salivary duct of a single gland, followed by routine X-ray projections.

The resulting diagram is called a sialogram.

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My friend has just described an unusual situation. He has had maxiofacial surgery resulting in multiple plates and screws- he also...

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gum or tooth infection, OPG

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As far the pain is concerned the...

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I have a swollen gland under my tongue. Could it be stones in the gland?

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Yes, that is one of the causes.

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Thank you for your query.

1. Yes, it is possible that there is a submandibular...

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i have swollen parotid gland, ultra sound says that it is swollen lymph nodes within gland and no abnormal growth, i get frequent throat infection...

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Confirmed diagnosis is important

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In my understanding what you have seems to be chronic parotitis. This can be...

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