La scialoendoscopia nella parotite ricorrente giovanile: Una revisione della letteratura

Translated title of the contribution: Sialendoscopy in juvenile recurrent parotitis: A review of the literature

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Juvenile recurrent parotitis (JRP) is the second most frequent salivary gland disease in childhood, defined as a recurrent non-suppurative and non-obstructive parotid inflammation. The recurring attacks actually represent the most dramatic and serious aspect of this pathology, since they significantly influence the quality of life, and there are no recognized therapies to avoid them. In recent years, there are reports of many international experiences related to the management of JRP by sialendoscopy. In this context, several authors have stressed the striking role of sialendoscopy in the prevention of JRP attacks. The objective of the current review is to overview the existing literature with particular regards to diagnostic and therapeutic outcomes after the application of sialendoscopy in patients suffering from JRP.

Translated title of the contributionSialendoscopy in juvenile recurrent parotitis: A review of the literature
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)367-373
Number of pages7
JournalActa Otorhinolaryngologica Italica
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Medicine(all)


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