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submandibular gland

[¦səb·man′dib·yə·lər ′gland]
(anatomy)
A large seromucous or mixed salivary gland located below the mandible on each side of the jaw. Also known as mandibular gland; submaxillary gland.
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Salivary gland function after sialolithiasis: Scintographic examination of the submandibular glands with 99m Tc-pertechnate.
For example, cystatin C is secreted by the submandibular gland, and musin MUC5B and calgranulin are secreted by the sublingual gland (15).
They can often be felt, particularly in the submandibular glands.
Our patient has taken tenoksikam 40 mg a day, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, and this treatment led to complete resolution of submandibular glands swelling within 48 hours.
In the case report by Kulkarni, a 24-year-old woman without complaints of dry eye or mouth was diagnosed with Sjogren by biopsy of one of her submandibular glands, which had been progressively enlarging and tender.
Removal of the submandibular glands has also been done, but this is a much more difficult and prolonged procedure according to ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeons with whom I have worked.
Osamu Tsutsumi, Hirohisa Kurachi and Takami Oka of NIH removed the submandibular glands of male mice.
Imaging of the submandibular glands can provide vital information about malignant neoplastic processes.
A case of bilateral aplasia of the submandibular glands associated with a unilateral submandibular hemangioma.
Commonly, OALs are associated with concurrent involvement of extranodal sites, such as the parotid and submandibular glands.
Injection of botulinum toxin type A into the parotid and submandibular glands is currently the most common medical treatment for ptyalism in humans.
Her chest radiograph was unremarkable, and subsequent CAT scan of the neck and chest confirmed bilateral diffuse swelling of the submandibular glands.