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Salivary duct stones
Alternative name(s): sialolithiasis
Definition: A disorder caused by the presence of crystallized minerals in the ducts that drain the salivary glands
Salivary duct tumors
Definition: tumor - salivary duct
Salivary gland disorders
Definition: Any disorder that causes swelling or pain of the salivary glands.
Salivary gland infections
Alternative name(s): parotitis
Definition: A disorder caused by viral or bacterial infection of the salivary gland(s).
Alternative name(s): salmonellosis
Definition: Swelling in the lining of the small intestine caused by the bacteria salmonella
Alternative name(s): mucopolysaccharidosis III (A - B - C)
Definition: Sanfilippo syndrome is one of the hereditary mucopolysaccharide storage diseases and is characterized by the absence of the enzyme N-acetyl-a-D-glucosaminidase and the excretion of heparan sulfate in the urine.
Definition: A granulomatous disease in which inflammation occurs in lymph nodes, lungs, liver, eyes, skin and other tissues
Alternative name(s): Sarcoptes scabiei
Definition: A contagious skin disease caused by a very small mite
Scalded skin syndrome
Alternative name(s): Riter's disease; staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (SSSS)
Definition: A disease of infants and young children and whose classic symptom is damage to the skin with marked shedding (exfoliation).
Alternative name(s): skin flaking
Definition: Visible peeling or flaking of outer skin layers.