Major salivary gland aplasia and hypoplasia in Down syndrome: review of the literature and report of a case
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Is part ofClinical case reports ; vol. 5, no 6
Salivary gland aplasia and hypoplasia are rarely described in the medical literature. This article presents a case of aplasia and hypoplasia of the major salivary glands in a patient with Down syndrome. A literature review, as well as an overview of the diagnosis and management of this condition, is presented.
Chadi MJ, Saint Georges G, Albert F, Mainville G, Nguyen JM, Kauzman A. Major salivary gland aplasia and hypoplasia in Down syndrome: review of the literature and report of a case. Clin Case Rep. 2017 May 4;5(6):939-944. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.975. eCollection 2017 Jun. PubMed PMID: 28588844; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5457992.