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Title Sjögren's syndrome and oral health : disease characteristics and management of oral manifestations / Seunghee Cha, editor
Published Cham : Springer, [2021]


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 245 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Clinical Characteristics of SS and Current Management: Characteristics of SS, Pharmacotherapy and Dental Management -- Saliva and Its Importance in SS -- Efficacy of Sialoendoscopy in SS -- Dysautonomia in SS and Oral Complications. Immunopathogenesis of SS: Mechanisms of Secretory Dysfunction in SS -- Dysregulation of Innate Immunity and Oral Health.-Dysregulation of Adaptive Immunity and Oral Health. Improved SS Diagnosis and Therapeutics: Recurrent vs. Persistent Salivary Gland Swelling in Differential Diagnosis of SS -- Salivary Gland Ultrasound Sonography of SS and Juvenile SS -- Sialometry: The importance of Calibration -- Gene Therapy in SS for Restoration of Secretory Dysfunction
Summary This book provides a thorough update on Sjögren's syndrome (SS) and its adverse impacts on oral health. The opening section focuses on the clinical and laboratory characteristics of SS and its current management. Here, readers will find information on diagnostic criteria, pharmacotherapy, dental management, and the importance of saliva in oral health and SS. Attention then turns to the immunopathogenesis of SS, which includes the mechanisms of secretory dysfunction, myoepithelial cell functions in salivary gland physiology and disease, dysregulated innate and adaptive immunity, and B-cell expansion and neoplasia. The final section details important advances in SS diagnosis and therapy. The differential diagnoses of recurrent glandular swelling, glandular irrigation and sialendoscopy, and salivary gland ultrasound for SS in children are explained, along with the pharmacological management for SS, clinical care for dry eyes, and gene therapy. This book will be of interest to not only dental practitioners and researchers but also rheumatologists and pathologists
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCOhost platform, viewed March 10, 2023)
Subject Sjogren's syndrome.
Oral manifestations of general diseases.
Salivary glands.
Sjogren's Syndrome
Oral Manifestations
Salivary Glands
Oral manifestations of general diseases
Salivary glands
Sjogren's syndrome
Síndrome de Sjögren.
Higiene bucal.
Genre/Form Llibres electrònics.
Form Electronic book
Author Cha, Seunghee, editor.
ISBN 9783030720292