Submental adenopathy is also known as submandibular adenopathy, and it is associated with atypical mycobacteria. This type of adenopathy has a differential diagnosis, as it has been found to be associated with various types of infectious disorders including gingivostomatitis, that is a herpetic infection.
In case of infections caused by the specific agents, herpes labialis leads to submental adenomyosis. This type of infection affects various organs and can cause abscesses in dentoalveolar.
In case of gingival bacterial infection the submental adenomyosis is characterized by the presence of abscesses. There is submaxiallry gland infection and ulcerative acute condition is also associated with this type of adenomyosis.
There are various neoplastic disorders that show signs of submental adenomyosis and these include gingival carcinoma, and there is carcinoma in the oral cavity. In certain cases involving the detection of carcinoma on the floor of the oral cavity may also lead to submental adenomyosis condition.
Several allergic, collagen and autoimmune disorders like plasma cell gingivitis has been found to be associated with this condition. There are various congenital and development disorders like thryoglossal duct cyst that includes adenomyosis condition.
In this disorder, a physical examination reveals the presence of considerable soft tissue mass in the head and neck region. There is head and neck swelling that includes a lump in the cervical area.