submandibular gland


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a salivary gland inside the lower jaw on either side that produces most of the nocturnal saliva

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The purpose of this study is to determine histochemical and immunohistochemical changes in the appearance of submandibular gland with the long-term application of the GnRH analogue deslorelin.
Submandibular gland morphogenesis: Stage-specific expression of TGF-[alpha]/EGF, IGF, TGF-[beta], TNF, and IL-6 signal transduction in normal embryonic mice and the phenotypic effects of TGF-[beta]2, TGF-[beta]3, and EGF-r null mutations.
Of the 10 patients with ductal scarring, five had a scar in the parotid gland duct and five in the submandibular gland duct.
A case of cavernous haemangioma in the submandibular gland: a review of clinicoradiologic features and treatment methods.
Light photomicroscope results of the submandibular gland and nasal septum.
(28), related significant changes in the morphometric evaluation of the submandibular gland in diabetic patients, such as the widening of the size of the adenomas and granules, the reduction in mitochondrial size, the increase of the density of microfolds and protrusions throughout the luminal membranes, even though the function of the gland seems unaltered, suggesting that the morphological alterations reflect functional changes related mainly to secretory activity.
While human submandibular salivary gland is a mixed gland with both serous and mucous acini having serous demilunes1, rodent submandibular gland is a serous gland (Fig.
Panoramic radiography showed a dense radiopaque mass in the region corresponding to the left submandibular gland (Figure 1).
Caption: Figure 1: A well-defined cystic lesion (blue arrow) noted at the anteroinferior to the right submandibular gland measuring about 3.0 x 2.0 x 2.2 cm.
C2 and C4 are the control groups; STZ2 and STZ4 are the diabetic groups; (a) parotid gland of the C2 rats; (b) submandibular gland of the C2 rats; (c) parotid gland of the C4 rats; (d) submandibular gland of the C4 rats; (e) parotid gland of the STZ2 rats; (f) submandibular gland of the STZ2 rats; (g) parotid gland of the STZ4 rats; (h) submandibular gland of the STZ4 rats; red circles indicate vacuoles.
He underwent excision of a submandibular gland, and the pathology revealed chronic sclerosing sialadenitis, with a large subset of inflammatory cells positively staining for IgG4 (Figure 2).
In one patient, an enlargement of the parotid was detected by PET analysis (Figure 1); in the other one, the submandibular gland involvement was recognized retrospectively after gallium-67 scintigraphy in the absence of any local symptom, such as xerostomy.
The most frequent site of MPA is parotid gland (74%), then small salivary glands (16%) and submandibular gland (10%).
Eighty to 90% of salivary calculi occur in the submandibular gland, 10-20% occur in the parotid gland, and approximately 1% in the sublingual gland.
A nodule in the right thyroid lobe and another in the left submandibular gland was seen in a neck ultrasound performed in her thyroid disease follow-up.