J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2011 Feb 8;69(2):476-81. Epub 2010 Dec 8.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel.
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J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2015 Oct 10;43(8):1643-9. Epub 2015 Jul 10.
Dipartimento Multidisciplinare di Specialità Medico-chirurgiche ed Odontoiatriche, Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli, Padiglione 3 Lato est - Piazza Miraglia, Napoli, Italy.
Purpose: To evaluate, on the basis of our clinical experience, the reliability of an endoscopic approach to the management of obstructive salivary diseases related to Sjögren's syndrome.
Material And Methods: A retrospective review of all patients affected by Sjögren's syndrome who were followed up at the Maxillo-Facial Unit of the Second University of Naples Hospital and referred from the Reumatology Unit of the same hospital from September 2007 to July 2012 for chronic obstructive sialadenitis unresponsive to medical therapy. A total of 34 patients (29 women and 5 men) were recruited for this study. Read More
Oral Dis 2002 Sep;8(5):268-74
Department of Dental Radiology, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan.
Objectives: We performed magnetic resonance (MR) sialography of parotid gland and/or submandibular gland ducts using three-dimensional fast asymmetric spin-echo (3D-FASE) sequencing. The objective was to make three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction images and virtual endoscopic views of the parotid gland ducts using MR sialography data sets of 3D-FASE sequences.
Methods: We reviewed the MR sialography data sets with 3D-FASE sequencing of 10 control volunteers and six patients. Read More
Rev Prat 2005 Jun;55(11):1261-6
Fédération ORL, CHU Timone, 13385 Marseille 5.
Ther Umsch 1995 Nov;52(11):774-9
Klinikum der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena.
Only about 1% of head and neck tumors are neoplasms of the salivary glands. The majority [80%] of these tumors are benign. Pleomorphic adenomas, the most frequent benign tumors of the salivary glands, can transform into malignancy, especially after a long duration. Read More