How is Sjögren disease managed in patients with submandibular sialadenitis/sialadenosis?

Updated: May 12, 2020
  • Author: Adi Yoskovitch, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Sjögren disease

  • In those patients with Sjögren disease, hydration and prevention of complications should be undertaken.

  • Dental hygiene should be strictly maintained in order to prevent carries, and dental and rheumatology consults should be sought. Gland excision is rarely indicated.


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