Salivary Gland Problems

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has a leaflet called Salivary Gland Stones (Salivary Calculi).

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Therapeutic Sialendoscopy

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the surgical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck. This website is mainly for surgeons but their patient information section has leaflets on: Removal of Submandibular Salivary Gland; Parotid Gland; Sialogram.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Salivary Glands

Information from Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
8192 (v3)
Last Checked:
18 November 2011

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