Sialendoscopic findings in patients with obstructive sialadenitis: long-term experience.

@article{Chuangqi2013SialendoscopicFI,
  title={Sialendoscopic findings in patients with obstructive sialadenitis: long-term experience.},
  author={Yu Chuangqi and Yang Chi and Zheng Lingyan},
  journal={The British journal of oral & maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={337-41}
}
During a 9-year period from October 2002 to October 2011, 561 patients with swelling in the submandibular gland (n=474) and parotid gland (n=87) were successfully studied using sialendoscopy, and the features and pathological changes of the duct evaluated and recorded. Abnormalities were noted in 552/561 cases (98%), and normal features in 9 (2%). The pathological changes in 467 submandibular glands were identified both endoscopically and radiographically, and endoscopic findings showed 3 types… CONTINUE READING

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