Article Text

Download PDFPDF

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.


    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.

    Statistics from

    Request Permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.