Submandibular suppurative sialadenitis occurring as an isolated lesion in the neonatal period is extremely rare. A case of a preterm newborn, who developed an isolated submandibular suppurative sialadenitis is described. A literature review highlighting salient points on this topic is also presented. In particular, an important role of prematurity in the ethiology of this pathological condition is shown and discussed.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 11 2002|
- Submandibular sialadenitis
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine