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Updated S2K AWMF guideline for the diagnosis and follow-up of obstructive sialadenitis--relevance for radiologic imaging.

Authors
  • Vogl, T J
  • Al-Nawas, B
  • Beutner, D
  • Geisthoff, U
  • Gutinas-Lichius, O
  • Naujoks, C
  • Reich, R
  • Schröder, U
  • Sproll, C
  • Teymoortash, A
  • Ußmüller, J
  • Wittekindt, C
  • Zenk, J
  • Fischer, S
Type
Published Article
Journal
RöFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Röntgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2014
Volume
186
Issue
9
Pages
843–846
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1366867
PMID: 25127110
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The interdisciplinarily developed German S2k AWMF guideline for the treatment of obstructive sialadenitis represents a new standard in the guideline program of the AWMF, the German Society for Consultants and the clinical disciplines working in the field of diseases of the head and neck region. In the last few years new diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities have been established in obstructive chronic Sialadenitis offering individually optimized therapeutic strategies. Only a few years ago extirpation of the whole affected gland was the only relevant therapy option. Nowadays therapeutic options such as interventional sialendoscopy and extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (ESWL) are available in combination with marsupialization or incision of the duct. If possible the focus is on preserving the main glandular duct. In the following article the relevant aspects for the diagnostic radiologic procedures are presented.

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