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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 79-83

Diagnosis of bilateral parotid enlargement (Sialosis) by sonography: A case report and literature review

1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Vyas Dental College and Hospital, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Sardana Hospital and Trauma Centre, Panipat, India
3 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, SGT University, Gurugram, India
4 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Ambala, Haryana, India

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Dr. Sugandha Arya
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Vyas Dental College and Hospital, Jodhpur - 342 001, Rajasthan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jiaomr.jiaomr_168_18

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Alcoholism is a common cause of sialosis. We describe a case of sialosiswith diffuse painless bilateral parotid gland enlargement associated with alcoholism. The diagnosis was based on clinical appearance, biochemical investigations and ultrasonography. The parotid swelling resulting from sialadenosisis asymptomatic, which concerns the patient because of cosmetic reasons. The dental practitioner needs to be able to differentiate sialosisfrom other pathological states that demonstrate bilateral parotid swelling to avoid unnecessary treatment.

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