The two indicators for a sialoadenectomy are in cases where there is either a sialocele (cervical salivary gland cyst or mucocele) or a sialadenitis where medical treatment has not been successful. These two conditions will be discussed in depth separately.
Juergens, Thomas; Hjelm, Gene K.; and Lange, Randall L.
Iowa State University Veterinarian: Vol. 36
, Article 2.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowastate_veterinarian/vol36/iss3/2