Soft Palate Subacute Necrotising Sialadenitis: A Case 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.

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Upadhyay, M., Gupta, V., Patnaik, U. et al. Soft Palate Subacute Necrotising Sialadenitis: A Case Report. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 71, 230–232 (2019).

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