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Submandibular chronic sialadenitis presenting with alcohol-induced pain.
  1. C. C. Okany,
  2. I. Akinsete,
  3. O. O. Akinyanju
  1. Department of Haematology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria.

    Abstract

    A 32 year old man with alcohol-induced pain over a right submandibular swelling is described. Excision biopsy of this swelling revealed chronic sialadenitis and the symptoms promptly ceased following this excision. We speculate on the possible pathophysiological mechanism.

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