Sunday, June 25, 2023

Pt. with sialolithiasis need sialography but pt. has sensitivity from iodine injecting material what type of x-ray can we use instead



Pt. with sialolithiasis need sialography but pt. has sensitivity from iodine injecting material what type of x-ray can we use instead:

  • a. Scintigraphy ***

sialography:

Scintigraphy is indicated for the evaluation of patients when sialography is contraindicated or cannot be performed
 It has also been used to aid in the diagnosis of ductal obstruction, sialolithiasis, gland aplasia, Bell’s palsy and Sjgren’s syndrome.)