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Sonographic assessment of the submandibular space.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15556589     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
There is a wide variety of pathological processes which may present with swelling in the submandibular space. Although the submandibular gland is the most important structure in this region, there are a number of extraglandular causes of swelling which frequently mimic submandibular gland enlargement. In this review the use of high-resolution ultrasound in the assessment of the submandibular gland and adjacent structures is discussed and illustrated.
Authors:
D C Howlett; F Alyas; K T Wong; K Lewis; M Williams; A B Moody; A T Ahuja
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical radiology     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0009-9260     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Radiol     Publication Date:  2004 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-11-23     Completed Date:  2005-01-11     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1306016     Medline TA:  Clin Radiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1070-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Eastbourne District General Hospital, Eastbourne, UK. david.howlett@esht.nhs.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Salivary Gland Calculi / ultrasonography
Sarcoidosis / ultrasonography
Sialadenitis / ultrasonography
Sjogren's Syndrome / ultrasonography
Submandibular Gland / ultrasonography*
Submandibular Gland Diseases / ultrasonography*
Submandibular Gland Neoplasms / ultrasonography

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