Ther Umsch 1995 Nov;52(11):774-9
Klinikum der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena.
Rev Prat 2005 Jun;55(11):1261-6
Fédération ORL, CHU Timone, 13385 Marseille 5.
Front Oral Biol 2010 20;14:129-46. Epub 2010 Apr 20.
Department of Dental Radiology, King's College London Dental Institute, London, UK.
Salivary gland disease covers a wide range of pathological entities, including salivary gland-specific disease, as well as manifestations of systemic diseases. This chapter discusses the recent advances in managing obstructive salivary gland disease, the move from gland excision to gland preservation, the dilemmas in diagnosing and managing tumours of the salivary glands, and the international data collection to understand the aetiology and progression of Sjögren's disease. Read More
Med Clin North Am 2014 Nov 18;98(6):1407-49. Epub 2014 Oct 18.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Salivary Gland Center, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA. Electronic address:
Patients with salivary gland disease present with certain objective and/or subjective signs. An accurate diagnosis for these patients requires a range of techniques that includes the organized integration of information derived from their history, clinical examination, imaging, serology, and histopathology. This article highlights the signs and symptoms of the salivary gland disorders seen in the Salivary Gland Center, and emphasizes the methodology used to achieve a definitive diagnosis and therapy. Read More
Am Fam Physician 2014 Jun;89(11):882-8
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
Salivary gland disorders include inflammatory, bacterial, viral, and neoplastic etiologies. The presentation can be acute, recurrent, or chronic. Acute suppurative sialadenitis presents as rapid-onset pain and swelling and is treated with antibiotics, salivary massage, hydration, and sialagogues such as lemon drops or vitamin C lozenges. Read More