両側顎下腺に生じた線維素性唾液管炎 (Kussmaul's disease) の1例 [in Japanese] A case of sialodochitis fibrinosa (Kussmaul's disease) bilaterally affecting the submandibular glands [in Japanese]
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Sialodochitis fibrinosa (Kussmaul's disease) is a rare disease characterized by recurrent swelling of the salivary glands due to obstruction of the duct system by a fibrinous plug.This paper describes a 58-year-old woman with sialodochitis fibrinosa bilaterally affecting the submandibular glands. The patient had recurrent swelling of the submandibular glands. Histopathological examination revealed numerous eosinophils and epithelial cells in a fibrinous plug extruding from Wharton's ducts. Symptoms were relieved by enlargement of theorifice of the ducts, irrigation of the submandibular glands with saline, and administration of antiallergic drugs.
- Journal of Oral Surgery Society of Japan
Journal of Oral Surgery Society of Japan 52(2), 81-84, 2006-02-20
Japanese Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons