Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Salivary Gland Infections

Ashish Patel, Vasiliki Karlis

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The incidence of salivary gland infections in the pediatric population is low but not infrequently seen in pediatric oral and maxillofacial surgery practices and hospital environs. With an ever increasing armamentarium of diagnostic tools and medical and surgical therapies, these patients can be managed successfully with minimum morbidity and decreased incidence of recurrences.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)345-352
Number of pages8
JournalOral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 2009


  • JRP
  • Parotitis
  • Pediatric
  • Salivary
  • Sialadenitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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