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Salivary Gland Dysfunction and Xerostomia in Sjögren's Syndrome.
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PMID:  24287192     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this article, salivary gland dysfunction and xerostomia in Sjögren's syndrome (SS) are discussed, with a focus on the pathophysiology of salivary dysfunction in SS, the clinical presentation of dry mouth in SS, how to assess salivary gland hypofunction and xerostomia in SS, and the impact of salivary gland dysfunction on quality of life in patients with SS.
Authors:
Siri Beier Jensen; Arjan Vissink
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1558-1365     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am     Publication Date:  2014 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9001454     Medline TA:  Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  35-53     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Section of Oral Medicine, Clinical Oral Physiology, Oral Pathology and Anatomy, Department of Odontology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Nørre Allé 20, 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark. Electronic address: sirib@sund.ku.dk.
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