Salivary gland involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus. A sialographic study.

@article{Vuorialho1984SalivaryGI,
  title={Salivary gland involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus. A sialographic study.},
  author={M Vuorialho and Tapani Helve and Leena Laasonen and Johan Edgren},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of rheumatology},
  year={1984},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={59-66}
}
Hydrostatic parotid sialography was performed in 46 rheumatological patients, 17 of whom were SLE patients. Signs of atrophy of the parotid gland were noted more often in the SLE group (53%) than in the series as a whole (29%). Strictures in the duct and ductuli were also more common in the SLE group (67%) than in the whole series (50%). Sialectasis was… CONTINUE READING