The Review on Diagnosis and Management of Necrotizing Sialometaplasia


  • Ashwag Siddik Noorsaeed Consultant Restorative Dentist, KSA.
  • Saud Saad Alradadi General dentist, Vision Colleges, Jeddah, KSA.
  • Amal Ahmad mobarki General dentist (GP), Alaqeel clinic, Tabuk, KSA.
  • Rola Eid Al mohammadi General dentist, Madina, KSA.
  • Heba Abdullah Mashat General dentist, ‎‏Dental specialty center, Taif, KSA.
  • wed omar almesari General Practitioner, KSA.
  • Emad Ridha Surougi GP, PHCC Besl, Taif, KSA.
  • Mohammed Jaber AlShihri GP, King Salman armed forces hospital- Dental center, Tabuk, KSA.
  • Abdulrahman bu yathar Alrashdi General Dentist, Private clinic shams Altdawi for medical service, KSA.
  • Bander Wasel Almegati GP, ‎‏AL RAYYAN PHC, Ministry of Health, Mecca, KSA.
  • ziyad abdulsalam sukumbaji General dentist (GP), Batha Quraish PHC (ministry of health), Makkah, KSA.



Necrotizing Sialometaplasia, inflammation, Ischemia , salivary gland


Necrotizing sialometaplasia (NS) is defined as a benign, self-limiting inflammatory condition of tissues related to salivary gland. It accounts for less than 1percent of total of biopsied oral lesions. Necrotizing sialometaplasia (NS) has a very good prognosis. Ischemia owing to trauma is the most common cause of necrotizing sialometaplasia, which is a perfectly benign lesion. With or without biopsy, the lesions heal on their own. The goal of a biopsy is to rule out cancer as the cause of their troubling clinical symptoms. The majority of cases of necrotizing sialometaplasia are thought to be caused by vascular ischemia. Management of Necrotizing sialometaplasia doesn’t necessates surgery or medications as the disease is self-healed one, surgery is only applied when cellular masses are massive. This article aims to overview epidemiology, diagnosis and management of necrotizing sialometaplasia.




How to Cite

Siddik Noorsaeed A, Saad Alradadi S, Ahmad mobarki A, Eid Al mohammadi R, Abdullah Mashat H, omar almesari wed, Ridha Surougi E, Jaber AlShihri M, bu yathar Alrashdi A, Wasel Almegati B, abdulsalam sukumbaji ziyad. The Review on Diagnosis and Management of Necrotizing Sialometaplasia. SMHJ [Internet]. 2022 Oct. 25 [cited 2023 Dec. 9];2(2):81-5. Available from:



Review Article