Head Neck 2013 Jan 17;35(1):E11-2. Epub 2011 Jun 17.
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital, Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, Jena, Germany.
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Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2000 Mar;126(3):421-4
Division of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Albany Medical College, NY 12208, USA.
Objective: To report our experience in treating 4 cases of recurrent siacloceles with botulinum toxin type A after partoid surgery.
Design: This is a prospective, nonrandomized, nonblinded pilot study describing a new use for botulinum toxin type A.
Setting: Tertiary academic medical center. Read More
Hong Kong Med J 2003 Aug;9(4):293-4
Division of Head and Neck, Breast and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, United Christian Hospital, 130 Hip Wo Street, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong.
Sialocele is an uncommon complication of parotidectomy. Most cases resolve after conservative therapy consisting of repeated aspiration and pressure dressing. The condition is, however, occasionally resistant to such therapy. Read More
Oral Maxillofac Surg 2013 Dec 24;17(4):281-5. Epub 2012 Nov 24.
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Göttingen Medical Center, Robert-Koch-Str. 40, 37075, Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany,
Background: Salivary fistulas are a well-known sequel of parotidectomy, and successful treatment with botulinum toxin has been demonstrated in individual cases. Here, we report on 12 patients with fistulas treated following parotidectomy for various indications.
Methods And Results: Injection of botulinum toxin type A into the residual gland tissue was the initial treatment. Read More
Am J Otolaryngol 2006 May-Jun;27(3):221-4
Department of Otolaryngology-Head Neck Surgery, University of Padua, Padua, Italy.
Purpose: Parotid fistula is a well-known complication of parotidectomy or penetrating injury of the parotid gland. The management of parotid fistula has been controversial, and numerous conservative and surgical treatment methods have been described.
Methods: We report 3 cases of parotid fistula after partial parotidectomy, which were treated by botulinum toxin injection under electromyographic control into the residual substance of parotid gland. Read More