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disorders of salivary glands involve obstruction involving their
ductal system. Salivary gland calculi comprises the most common
cause of enlargement of salivary glands. Obstructions could be caused
by the presence of calculi, strictures of the duct etc.
Sialoendoscopy is the most preferred mode of treating obstructions
involving major salivary glands. Major advantage of this procedure
is that it can be performed under local anesthesia as an office