Deterioration of feeding behavior following surgical treatment of drooling

Abstract

Few adverse effects of the surgical treatment of drooling are reported in the literature. This report describes a young man with severe extrapyramidal cerebral palsy and profuse drooling whose oral feeding behavior deteriorated following bilateral submandibular gland excision and parotid duct rerouting. Before surgery the patient had safe, functional oral… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00262755

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