Evaluation of the effect of isotretinoin on salivary gland function by Tc-99m pertechnetate imaging in acne vulgaris patients


Orsal E., Seven B., ERDEM M. T. , Varoglu E., Farimaz H., Ayan A. K.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.45, ss.674-677, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 45 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1402-131
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.674-677

Özet

Background/aim: Isotretinoin is an effective drug utilized in the management of acne vulgaris and is known to cause dry mouth. In this study, we aimed to evaluate this effect of isotretinoin on the salivary gland function in patients with acne vulgaris using technetium-99m (Tc-99m) pertechnetate imaging of the salivary glands.