Salivary gland scintigraphy with 99mTc-pertechnetate in Sjögren's syndrome: relationship to clinicopathologic features of salivary and lacrimal glands.


Salivary gland scintigraphy was performed on 52 patients who were suspected of having Sjögren's syndrome (SS), and the results were compared with clinicopathologic features of the salivary and lacrimal glands. The time-activity curves which were obtained from computer-assisted analysis of 99mTc-pertechnetate (99mTc) scintigraphy were classified into four… (More)