Diagnostic accuracy of parotid CT for identifying Sjögren's syndrome.

  title={Diagnostic accuracy of parotid CT for identifying Sj{\"o}gren's syndrome.},
  author={Zhipeng Sun and Zuyan Zhang and Kaiyuan Fu and Yanping Zhao and Deng-gao Liu and Xuchen Ma},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  volume={81 10},
PURPOSE To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of computed tomography (CT) of the parotid gland for Sjögren's syndrome in comparison with conventional X-ray sialography. METHODS CT scans and X-ray sialography were performed in 34 patients with confirmed Sjögren's syndrome and 22 symptomatic controls without the disease. CT data from 57 asymptomatic controls were included for quantitative analysis. The CT findings of heterogeneity, abnormal diffuse fat tissue deposition, diffuse punctate… CONTINUE READING
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