Histopathological investigation of salivary glands in the asymptomatic elderly.

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The significance of labial gland biopsies (LGBs) in the diagnosis of Sjögren's syndrome (SS) in the elderly has been a controversial subject since it is complicated by age-related histopathological changes. In an attempt to clarify the appropriateness of LGBs in present diagnosis criteria, we evaluated the specificity of LGBs using autopsied tissues. This… (More)

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