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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2011;54(10):623-625.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5468/KJOG.2011.54.10.623    Published online October 1, 2011.
Three cases of sialorrhea in pregnant women.
Yeo Jin Kwak, Ji Young Kim, Ji Hyun Lee, Chan Wook Park, Joong Shin Park, Jong Kwan Jun, Hee Chul Syn
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. jsparkmd@snu.ac.kr
Abstract
Sialorrhea in pregnant women is of unknown origin. Sialorrhea in pregnant women is defined as an excessive secretion of saliva, common in pregnant women with hyperemesis gravidarum who might have difficulty in swallowing their saliva. Sialorrhea usually begins with hyperemesis gravidarum and ceases after delivery. We have experienced three cases Sialorrhea in pregnant women which started from the early pregnant period and then ceased after delivery. So we report three cases with a brief review of the literature.
Key Words: Sialorrhea in pregnant women, Hyperemesis gravidarum


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