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Sub mandibular salivary gland scan: a prognostic indicator of Bell's palsy. A preliminary report.
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PMID:  7430807     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Eighteen patients with early unilateral Bell's palsy had a sub-mandibular salivary gland scan. 99m Tc-pertechnetate was used. Alterations in the uptake of the radio-isotope in the salivary gland of the paralysed side were studied. Correlation between reduced uptake in the 2--4 days of the paralysis and the outcome of Bell's palsy was not conclusive. A greater number of patients must be studied.
G Rosen; I Y Vered; S C Fedchteyn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  94     ISSN:  0022-2151     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laryngol Otol     Publication Date:  1980 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-01-26     Completed Date:  1981-01-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1021-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Facial Paralysis / radionuclide imaging*
Submandibular Gland / radionuclide imaging*

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