Parotid Gland Disorders

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has leaflets on salivary gland stones and mumps.

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Cyanoacrylate instillation for occlusion of parotid sinuses

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Interstitial photodynamic therapy for malignant parotid tumours

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Parotid Gland

Information from the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial.

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Parotid Surgery

Information from ENT UK, the website of the British Association of Head and Neck Surgeons.

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Removal of Parotid Salivary Gland

Information from Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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Parotidectomy (Removal of Parotid Gland)

Information from West Suffolk Hospital NHS Trust.


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More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

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