Published: 9 August 2021
Author(s): Ana Isabel Lopes, Raquel Machado-Neves, Mrinalini Honavar, P. Ricardo Pereira
Section: Original article

Minor salivary gland biopsy (MSGB) is a minimally invasive, safe and low-cost diagnostic procedure. It is mainly used for the diagnosis of Sjögren's syndrome (SS), by identifying the presence of lymphocytic sialadenitis [1–3]. The value of MSGB has also been reported in other inflammatory/infiltrative diseases, such as amyloidosis, granulomatous diseases (sarcoidosis) and IgG4-related diseases [4].


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