58-Year-Old Woman With Dry Mouth and Swollen Parotid Glands

Jones, Joanna R.; Swaroop, Vege Santhi
September 2003
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Sep2003, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p1145
Academic Journal
Discusses the case of a female patient with swollen parotid glands associated with dry eyes and mouth. Patient medical history; Findings of laboratory examinations; Diagnosis; Treatment.


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