A comparison of diagnostic tools for Sjögren syndrome, with emphasis on sialography, histopathology, and ultrasonography.

@article{Obinata2010ACO,
  title={A comparison of diagnostic tools for Sj{\"o}gren syndrome, with emphasis on sialography, histopathology, and ultrasonography.},
  author={Kenichi Obinata and Takafumi Sato and Keiichi Ohmori and Masanobu Shindo and Motoyasu Nakamura},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2010},
  volume={109 1},
  pages={129-34}
}
OBJECTIVE The present study examined the reliability and correlation of sialography, salivary gland biopsy, and ultrasonography for Sjögren syndrome (SS) and evaluated the usefulness of ultrasonography as a diagnostic tool for SS compared with sialography and histopathology. STUDY DESIGN Seventy-three patients who underwent sialography, ultrasonography, and salivary gland biopsy were included in this study. The study evaluated the diagnostic reliability and correlation of each kind of… CONTINUE READING

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