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1,3,4) The recurring nature of this disease, combined with the diversity of possible sites of involvement, can mean multiple resections and potential loss of exocrine gland function.
Also called Sjogren's syndrome, this is a chronic, inflammatory, autoimmune disease characterised by lymphocytic infiltration of the exocrine glands, leading to diminished glandular secretion.
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a disease which affects not only the pancreas but also exocrine glands throughout the entire body that secrete digestive fluids and mucus, including the airways and the intestine.
Sjogren's syndrome (SS) is a chronic autoimmune disorder of the exocrine glands with associated lymphocytic infiltrates of the affected glands.
The ectoderm first differentiates the brain and nervous system tissue, then forms the endoderm, which produces the internal mucous membranes and a number of endocrine glands (such as the thyroid and the thymus) and exocrine glands (such as the pancreas).
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a disorder of the exocrine glands, and it causes the glands to produce abnormally thick secretions and mucus.
He described a pair of exocrine glands embedded in the subepithelial connective tissue of the ventro-lateral peristomium under the fold of the collar in Ficopomatus enigmaticus (Fauvel, 1923) (as Mercierella).
Recently, an ultrastructural study on exocrine glands of Cyphophthalmus duricorius (Cyphophthalmi) was published (Gutjahr et al.
The authors begin with cell structure and types and classifications of tissues and organs, then move to epithelial tissues and exocrine glands, connective and muscle tissues, cartilage and bone, nervous system and special senses, cardiovascular system, blood, blood cell formation, lymphoid system, integumentary system, endocrine organs, digestive system, urinary system, and reproductive system.
Inorganic mercury has been shown to accumulate in exocrine glands, and saliva is also one excretion pathway for inorganic mercury (Joselow 1968).
Sjogren syndrome (SS) is a systemic autoimmune disorder characterized by lymphocytic infiltration of the exocrine glands.