Year: 2018 | Month: June | Volume: 8 | Issue: 6 | Pages: 378-381
Parotid Sialocoele Management - Made Easy
Dr. Keerthi R1, Dr. Abhishek Khatua2, Dr. Abhishek Bhattacharjee2
1Professor, 2Post Graduate Student,
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, V.S. Dental College and Hospital, Bengaluru
Corresponding Author: Dr. Abhishek Khatua
Aim: Parotid sialocoele is a common complication following trauma, oral cancer surgeries, parotid surgeries and temporomandibular joint surgeries. This case report is aimed to highlight the action of normal saline on sialocoele management. Continuous leakage of saliva from the defect can be of hindrance to the patient and the doctor. Even after regular drainage and anti-sialogogue medication the defect may persist.
Conclusion: Although different conservative and surgical management options are available in literature, hereby we propose a simple yet effective modality.
Clinical significance: Normal saline is easily available, cheap and effective method to resolve parotid sialocoele, which can be incorporated in parotid capsule.
Key words: sialocoele, fistula, salivary gland, trauma, normal saline, easy.