Lymphoepithelial lesion and Sjögren's syndrome

J G Batsakis
Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology 1987, 96 (3 Pt 1): 354-5
The lymphoepithelial lesion of salivary glands, which begins with a focal, periductal lymphoreticular reaction and progresses to partial or total replacement of functioning acinar parenchyma, is associated with several clinical disorders. The lesion may be solely a salivary gland disease without systemic manifestations or may be a tissue manifestation of autoimmune disease--primary or secondary Sjögren's syndrome. Besides its own morbidity, the lesion is associated with the development of lymphomas.

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