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Diseases of the Salivary Glands Including Dry Mouth and Sjögren’s Syndrome

Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Isaäc van der Waal

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Isaäc van der Waal
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  3. Isaäc van der Waal
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  4. Isaäc van der Waal
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  5. Isaäc van der Waal
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  6. Isaäc van der Waal
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  7. Isaäc van der Waal
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 143-147

About this book

Introduction

Both the major and minor salivary glands can be the site of a wide variety of diseases and functional disturbances. This monograph covers both the common lesions and conditions of the salivary glands as well as the rare ones. Much attention is given to the problematical complaint of dry mouth and the even more cumbersome diagnostic aspects of Sjögren's syndrome. The emphasis is on the clinical aspects and the management of the various disorders. The vast experience of the authors is reflected in a clear and concise style. The illustrations are well chosen and updated references are provided, where appropriate. Physicians working in the field of internal medicine will find this a very useful text for the every day practice; this also applies to oral and maxillofacial surgeons, otorhinolaryngologists, dentists, and medical specialists who have a special interest in salivary gland diseases.

Keywords

attention chemotherapy diseases epidemiology infection management therapy

Authors and affiliations

  • Isaäc van der Waal
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery/PathologyUniversity HospitalAmsterdamThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-80274-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-80276-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-80274-4
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