Explore the latest in salivary gland disorders, including recent advances in diagnosis and management of parotitis and salivary gland cancer.
This cross-sectional study compares objective with patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures of mouth function and salivary flow after head and neck cancer radiation therapy.
This case report describes a woman in her 50s with type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and hypertensive kidney disease who presented with oral lesions with a duration of 1 month and was subsequently diagnosed with necrotizing sialometaplasia.
A 32-year-old woman presented with a 1-year history of facial swelling and pruritus; histologic examination revealed periductal inflammatory infiltrate with eosinophils. What is your diagnosis?
A 53-year-old woman with a history of coronary artery disease and prior myocardial infarction that was treated with warfarin presents to the emergency department after awakening with right preauricular and right upper neck swelling. What is your diagnosis?
A previously healthy 8-year-old boy presented to an outpatient clinic for further evaluation of a fluctuating right parotid mass that had been present for 3 years. What is your diagnosis?
This cohort study evaluates the association of surgical margin status with use of postoperative radiotherapy and survival in patients with salivary gland cancer.
This cross-sectional study examines serological test results for protective antibodies for measles and mumps among patients with hematologic malignant neoplasm or solid tumors.
A 9-year-old boy presents with a left-sided neck mass that has been enlarging, mild intermittent pain, episodes of upper respiratory infection, and previous adenotonsillectomy and bilateral ear tubes placement. What is your diagnosis?
This cross-sectional study examines the prevlance of xerostomia in adult cochlear implant recipients.
A newborn has unilateral exophthalmos and a rapidly growing parotid mass. What is your diagnosis?
This cohort study estimates 22-year trends in optic neuritis prevalence and incidence and association with immune-mediated inflammatory disease in the United Kingdom.
This decision analytical model compares parotidectomy with observation for the management of pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland in adults 50 years or older by age.
A 44-year-old woman presents with an asymptomatic enlarging right parotid mass, with histologic findings compatible with salivary gland carcinoma and demonstrating microcystic and papillary architecture. What is your diagnosis?
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the safety and efficacy of rimabotulinumtoxinB injections in the management of sialorrhea in adults.
A woman presents with recurring left submandibular gland swelling and pain, and a sialoendoscopy shows a mucus cast, which has extensive eosinophil infiltrate seen on histologic examination. What is your diagnosis?
This JAMA Patient Page describes the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mumps.
A 1-week-old, full-term male newborn who was born after a normal pregnancy presented with labored breathing, xerostomia, poor bowel movements, symmetrical submucosal swelling of the oral floor, and a midline external punctum in the submental area; imaging showed a midline, sublingual, thin-walled, multiloculated lesion that extended inferiorly. What is your diagnosis?
This population-based study uses data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database to analyze the typical clinical characteristics of mammary analog secretory carcinoma.
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