Post-traumatic parotid fistulae and sialoceles. A prospective study of conservative management in 51 cases.

@article{Parekh1989PosttraumaticPF,
  title={Post-traumatic parotid fistulae and sialoceles. A prospective study of conservative management in 51 cases.},
  author={Dipen Parekh and G Glezerson and Maxwell Stewart and J. Esser and Hugh H. Lawson},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={209 1},
  pages={105-11}
}
The management of parotid sialoceles and fistulae have been unsatisfactory in the past, and numerous methods of treatment with varying success and morbidity have been described. The present prospective study reports results of conservative therapy in 51 patients over a 3-year period. In 50 patients, the injury healed upon conservative management. During the early phase of the study, a limited conservative regimen through which the patients received nothing orally for 5 days only was used… CONTINUE READING

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