Follow-up Examination To Determine The Condition Of The Submandibular Gland?
Do I need X-rays or examinations, especially if I know the condition of my submandibular gland?rnMy braces doctor ordered me for a panoramic x-ray, or is there any other examination?
Submandibular gland is a general term to describe glands in the area under the jaw. In this area there are various glands or organs. So it depends on what organ or gland you want to see?
In general, if you want to see glands or organs in the area under the jaw or around the neck, then an examination such as ultrasound, CT scan, or MRI is needed. The examination can visualize certain organs or glands, such as the submandibular lymph nodes, thyroid.
Panoramic X-ray examination is a position X-ray to see an image of the lower and upper jaw. Panoramic photos are usually used to see tissues such as teeth, bones.
Therefore, to ensure the examination you do, you should discuss it directly with your doctor, so that the doctor can examine your condition and provide the right examination for you.
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