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Salivary Gland Pathologies

We present some cases of patients with salivary gland pathologies treated by Dr. Armando Torres Castillo.

Parotid Adenoma

This is a benign disease in the parotid gland (a salivary gland), which nonetheless requires removal.

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Pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland

Pleomorphic adenoma is a benign pathology of the salivary glands.

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Submaxillar Adenoma

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Stones (calcium deposits) in the parotid gland

This is a condition which can occur in the salivary glands consisting of multiple calcium deposits, forming stones within a gland or duct. These deposits necessarily require surgical removal

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Lingual sialolith

They are stones formed by deposits of calcium in the ducts and in the salivary glands

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Mucocele

Mucoceles are salivary retention cysts that are usually formed by a direct traumatic event to the salivary gland.
These cysts can increase in size as they fill with saliva. These cysts also require surgical removal.

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Ranula

A ranula is a salivary retention cyst on the floor of the mouth that also requires surgical removal.

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Parotid gland cyst

We can also find cysts that have formed in the major salivary glands as shown in the figure below.

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