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CASE REPORT Table of Contents   
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 336-339
Sialocele: An unusual case report and its management


Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Al-Ameen Dental College and Hospital, Bijapur, Karnataka, India

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A N Sulabha
Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Al-Ameen Dental College and Hospital, Bijapur, Karnataka
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A post traumatic parotid sialocele is an acquired lesion that arises from extravasation of saliva into glandular or periglandular tissues secondary to disruption of the parotid duct or parenchyma. Facial trauma and surgery in the parotid region are the most common causes of this rare condition. This paper presents an unusual incidence of post traumatic parotid sialocele after Le-Fort II fracture reduction and its management by relatively simple and cost-effective technique which can be carried out in routine dental surgery suite. The results achieved justify our recommendation of scalp vein cannula for the treatment of sialocele in clinical practice.


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