Classification of Salivary Gland Disorders
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Classification of Salivary Gland Disorders

Diseases Of Salivary Glands

Oral Pathology And Medicine

CLASSIFICATION OF SALIVARY GLAND DISORDERS

Developmental Disorders:

  • Aplasia
  • Aberrancy
  • Atresia
  • Hypoplasia
  • Diverticuli
  • Congenital fistula


Functional Disorders

  • Xerostomia
  • Sialorrhea 


Obstructive Disorders

  • Sialolithiasis
  • Mucus plug
  • Stricture and stenosis
  • Extra ductal cause.


Cysts

  • Mucocele
  • Ranula


Asymptomatic Enlargement

  • Sialosis
  • Allergic


Infection

  • Viral infection
  • Bacterial infection
  • Mycotic infection


Autoimmune disorders

  • Sjogren's syndrome
  • Mikulicz's disease


Neoplasm

  • Benign but seldom recurrent

1. Warthin's Tumor

2. Monomorphic salivary adenomas


  • Benign but often recurrent

1. Pleomorphic Adenoma

2. Acinic cell tumor (some)


  • Malignant

1. Adenoid cystic carcinoma

2. Acinic tumor

3. Squamous Carcinoma


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