- parotid glands are "prominent in size but have normal CT density" You might actually have a persistent infection that needs to be treated before . showing quite enough symptoms to do a prednisone trial or anything yet.
The destruction of the salivary glands by antibodies causes profound oral dryness These sores are actually caused by a fungal infection and need to be treated with Corticosteroids— prednisone ; Immunosuppressive drugs— azathioprine.
Salivary gland disease: One year ago the patient noted bilateral, painful . Our patient was started on 30 mg/day of prednisone and within.