When is gland excision indicated in the treatment of acute sialadenitis?

Updated: May 12, 2020
  • Author: Adi Yoskovitch, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Answer

In patients with recurrent acute attacks, gland excision during a period of quiescence should be considered. Serial CT scanning is often useful.


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