Soft Palate Subacute Necrotising Sialadenitis: A Case Report

  • Madhukar Upadhyay
  • Vikas GuptaEmail author
  • Uma Patnaik
  • Gunjan Dwivedi
  • Manoj Kumar
  • Amit Sood
Clinical Report


Subacute Necrotising Sialadenitis (SANS) is a self-limiting, inflammatory disorder of minor salivary glands of unknown etiology. Minor salivary glands over soft and hard palate are most commonly affected. SANS shares considerable clinical features with necrotizing sialometaplasia, which is also the commonest differential diagnosis. We present an intriguing case of soft palate SANS in a 55 year old lady.


Subacute Necrotising Sialadenitis (SANS) Necrotising sialometaplasia (NS) Palatal lesion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ORL-HNS, Command Hospital (Southern Command)AFMCWanowari, PuneIndia

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