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COMPLICATED QUESTIONS YET SIMPLE ANSWERS. A CASE OF THIAMIN DEFICIENCY MISTAKEN FOR SJOGREN\textquoterightS SYNDROME.
ياسمين عباس حمادي
Authors : Y. Abbas A. Mahdi S. Hammadi
bstract Background Sialosis is a non inflammatory nor neoplastic expansion of the salivary glands. it is a common mimicker for obstructive, inflammatory and malignant salivary gland disorders.(1) It had been described in acromegaly, vitamin A, and Thiamin deficiency and in amylophagia and bulimia.(2-5) Imaging should be normal in Sialosis(6) Here we describe a case of Sialosis due to Vitamin deficiency who was treated for a few months with anti-tuberculous and anti inflammatory drugs.

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23/5/2022