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Necrotizing Sialometaplasia Treatment & Management

  • Author: John A Svirsky, DDS, MEd; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
 
Updated: Jun 10, 2016
 

Medical Care

Necrotizing sialometaplasia (NS) resolves spontaneously. No treatment is necessary.

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Surgical Care

Surgical care for necrotizing sialometaplasia consists of incisional biopsy for diagnostic purposes.

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Long-Term Monitoring

Periodic evaluation of the affected site is recommended until spontaneous resolution occurs.

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Contributor Information and Disclosures
Author

John A Svirsky, DDS, MEd Director of Oral Pathology Diagnostic Service, Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry

John A Svirsky, DDS, MEd is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Oral Medicine, American Dental Association

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Coauthor(s)

John E Fantasia, DDS Chief, Division of Oral Pathology, Department of Dermatology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System

John E Fantasia, DDS is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Josephine Wu, DDS Assistant Director, Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Consulting Staff, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Department of Dental Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Josephine Wu, DDS is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, American Association for Cancer Research

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Specialty Editor Board

David F Butler, MD Section Chief of Dermatology, Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System; Professor of Dermatology, Texas A&M University College of Medicine; Founding Chair, Department of Dermatology, Scott and White Clinic

David F Butler, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Medical Association, Alpha Omega Alpha, Association of Military Dermatologists, American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for MOHS Surgery, Phi Beta Kappa

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Drore Eisen, MD, DDS Consulting Staff, Department of Dermatology, Dermatology Research Associates of Cincinnati

Drore Eisen, MD, DDS is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, American Academy of Oral Medicine, American Dental Association

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Chief Editor

William D James, MD Paul R Gross Professor of Dermatology, Vice-Chairman, Residency Program Director, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

William D James, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, Society for Investigative Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Additional Contributors

Abdul-Ghani Kibbi, MD Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

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Three weeks later after biopsy.
At 6 weeks.
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