Parotid Gland

Known as: Parotid Glands, Parotid, glands parotid 
The largest of the three pairs of SALIVARY GLANDS. They lie on the sides of the FACE immediately below and in front of the EAR.
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Xerostomia is the most common late side-effect of radiotherapy to the head and neck. Compared with conventional… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
We present a series of 16 salivary gland tumors with histomorphologic and immunohistochemical features reminiscent of secretory… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Human ductal saliva contributes over a thousand unique proteins to whole oral fluids. The mechanism by which most of these… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Saliva is a body fluid with important functions in oral and general health. A consortium of three research groups catalogued the… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE This randomized trial compared the rates of delayed xerostomia between two-dimensional radiation therapy (2DRT) and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To assess long-term xerostomia in patients receiving parotid-sparing radiation therapy (RT) for head-and-neck cancer, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE To determine the relationships between the three-dimensional dose distributions in parotid glands and their saliva… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The ability to concentrate iodide is a fundamental property of normally functioning thyroid tissue and represents the first step… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
1. The effect of Li+ on the agonist-dependent metabolism of [3H]inositol has been studied in rat brain, rat parotid and the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
We have investigated the superficial musculo-aponeurotic system (SMAS) in the parotid and cheek areas by anatomical dissections… (More)
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