PRETERM NEONATAL SUPPURATIVE SUBMANDIBULAR SIALADENITIS: A CASE REPORT.
Izzah AKASHAH, Jeyasakthy SANIASIAYA, Jennifer LEE Peak Hui, Zainal Azmi ZAINAL ABIDIN
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Selayang, Lebuhraya Selayang-Kepong, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor.
Suppurative submandibular sialadenitis amongst neonates is rare condition. They almost always involve the parotid gland. Herein, we described a case of a left suppurative submandibular sialadenitis in a 27-day old premature neonate which was successfully managed with incision and drainage and broad spectrum iv antibiotics. Culture and sensitivity of the pus grew staphylococcus aureus sensitive to cloxacillin. The aetiology, diagnosis treatment and possible complications of this rare condition are further discussed.
KEYWORDS: Neonate, Sialadenitis, Staphylococcus aureus, Submandibular abscess
Corresponding Author: Jeyasakthy Saniasiaya, MD, MMED (ORL-HNS), Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Selayang, Lebuhraya Selayang-Kepong, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia.
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Brunei Int Med J. 2019;15:31-34