A six-year-old male neutered border collie presents for soft, fluctuant swelling in the cervical region.
1) Which salivary gland(s) are involved in a cervical sialocele?
d) Mandibular and sublingual
2) The most common cause of salivary mucoceles is:
c) Foreign body
3) Which of the following is correct regarding preferred treatment for a cervical sialocele?
a) Marsupialization has a good long-term prognosis
b) Medical management with antibiotics and anti-inflammatories is the preferred treatment
c) Surgical excision has a low recurrence rate
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