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Effect of tympanic neurectomy on human parotid salivary gland. Histopathologic, Histochemical, and Clinical Study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  869767     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Five patients with bilateral chronic recurrent parotiditis and ten patients with unilateral persistent paratoid gland fistulas underwent tympanic neurectomies. Two biopsy specimens from the diseased gland were examined. The first biopsy specimen was taken at the time of operation, while the second one was taken six months later. All specimens were subjected to both histopathologic and histochemical investigations. Definite degenerative and atrophic changes occured in all parotid gland specimens taken six months after selective tympanic neurectomy. All patients were completely cured at about that time. This supported the practical indication of the selective tympanic neurectomy for treating certain benign disorders or diseases of the parotid gland that require persistent arrest of the function of its secretory units.
Authors:
M A Mandour; A M Helmi; M M El-Sheikh; F El-Garem; E El-Ghazzawi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of otolaryngology (Chicago, Ill. : 1960)     Volume:  103     ISSN:  0003-9977     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Otolaryngol     Publication Date:  1977 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-07-29     Completed Date:  1977-07-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376526     Medline TA:  Arch Otolaryngol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  338-41     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Atrophy
Biopsy
Chronic Disease
Denervation
Ear, Middle / innervation*
Humans
Parotid Gland / pathology*
Parotitis / pathology,  surgery
Recurrence
Salivary Gland Fistula / pathology,  surgery

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