Treatment of refractory sarcoidal parotid gland swelling in a previously reported unresponsive case.

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BACKGROUND Sarcoidosis is a multisystem granulomatous disease that is seen occasionally in patients with characteristic bilateral parotid gland swelling. Conventional therapy has involved either no treatment because of spontaneous remission or corticosteroids when organ involvement is severe. CASE DESCRIPTION The authors describe a previously published… (More)

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@article{Mandel2005TreatmentOR, title={Treatment of refractory sarcoidal parotid gland swelling in a previously reported unresponsive case.}, author={Louis Mandel and Barry Wolinsky and Elizabeth Candell Chalom}, journal={Journal of the American Dental Association}, year={2005}, volume={136 9}, pages={1282-5} }