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The salivary glands in mammals are exocrine glands, glands with ducts, that produce saliva. They also secrete amylase, an enzyme that breaks down starch into glucose. In other organisms such as insects, salivary glands are...
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Other Disorders: Salivary gland enlargement also occurs in autoimmune diseases ... Alcoholics may have salivary gland swelling, usually on both sides. ...
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Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of salivary gland cancer. ... Salivary gland cancer is a rare disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form ...
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The salivary glands produce saliva to moisten the mouth, to help protect teeth ... Sialadenitis (sigh a la dent I tis) is a painful infection of a salivary gland. ...
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Salivary gland enlargement is also seen in auto-immune diseases, which cause ... The diagnosis of salivary gland disease depends upon a careful history, a ...
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InteliHealth - Featuring Harvard Medical School's consumer health information. ... Sialolithiasis (salivary gland stones) – Tiny, calcium-rich stones, ...
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However, not all cases of dry mouth are caused by salivary gland malfunction. ... Blockage makes saliva back up inside the duct, causing the salivary gland to swell. ...
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Salivary gland tumors are rather uncommon with an overall incidence of ... Surgical resection (removal) of the salivary gland tumor is the preferred treatment. ...
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The salivary glands continuously produce saliva to ... An early sign of blockage of a salivary duct is swelling of the affected gland around mealtimes. ...
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salivary gland n. A gland that secretes saliva, especially any of three pairs of large glands, the parotid, submaxillary, and sublingual, whose
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X-rays of the salivary gland (called a ptyalogram or sialogram) to look for a tumor ... Salivary gland biopsy or fine needle aspiration to determine if the tumor is ...
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Salivary gland neoplasms are also relatively uncommon with an estimated annual ... Minor salivary gland pleomorphic adenomas most commonly occur on the lateral ...
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The non-neoplastic salivary gland diseases represent a disparate group of ... Salivary gland involvement may occur as an isolated head and neck finding or as ...
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Salivary gland cancers account for approximately 5% of all head and neck malignancies. ... Home " Head and Neck Cancer " Salivary Gland Cancer ...
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Get information on cancer of the salivary glands diagnosis (biopsy), treatment (surgery, chemotherapy), prognosis, statistics, support, symptoms and signs.
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... diagnostic guides, medical books excerpts online about Salivary Gland Swelling. ... Treatments for Salivary Gland Swelling. Diagnostic Guides. All Online Books ...
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Salivary gland tumors - WakeMed Health & Hospitals, Raleigh, Cary, Wake County, Research Triangle, Johnston County, North Carolina, NC, Clayton, Apex, Harnett ...
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