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I131 Sialadenitis Treated With Sialendoscopy, Steroid Infusion and Sialadenectomy - Clinical case example

last modified on: Tue, 10/17/2023 - 08:21

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see also: I131 sialadenitis (Radioiodine Sialadenitis)

Note: Amifostine is no longer used to protect against deleterious effects of I131 at our institution. Initial publications supporting its use have been supplanted by more recent study suggesting the absence of benefit. HH


Thorpe RK, Foggia MJ, Marcus KS, Policeni B, Maley JE, Hoffman HT. Sialographic Analysis of Radioiodine-Associated Chronic Sialadenitis. Laryngoscope. 2021 May;131(5):E1450-E1456. doi: 10.1002/lary.29279. Epub 2020 Nov 17. PMID: 33200832; PMCID: PMC10049839.

link to: Book chapter addressing radioiodine sialadenitis