Is the method of organs visualization with the aim of identifying their pathological changes. The technique is widely used in dentistry, otorhinolaryngology and oncology. It makes it possible to diagnose large number of diseases of the salivary glands without any harm to human health.
Salivary glands ultrasound examination requires no special preparation. The oral hygiene will help to improve diagnostic procedures performance quality.
As for the salivary glands ultrasound technique, it depends on what is investigated. For visualization of the parotid gland the sensor is placed on the surface of the skin in front of the ear. The study of the sublingual and submandibular salivary glands the apparatus is placed in the oral cavity. To prevent possible complications of the inflammatory processes before putting the sensor in the oral cavity it is treated with an antiseptic solution.