JOURNAL ARTICLE

Using ultrasonography to diagnose Sjögren's syndrome

L Mandel, Y S Orchowski
Journal of the American Dental Association 1998, 129 (8): 1129-33
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Ultrasonographic imaging of the parotid gland parenchyma represents a relatively new and extremely useful procedure that was applied in this study of patients with secondary Sjögren's syndrome, or SS. A nonhomogeneous parotid gland and hypoechoic areas were apparent in the sonograms of nine consecutive SS patients who were examined using this simple, noninvasive technique.

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