Table 5

Immunohistopathological findings in minor salivary glands

CD3+ cells CD4+ cells CD8+ cells CD20+ cells GIN14+ cells
HAMcase 4+++
case 6++++±
case 7+++
case 8++++
case 9+++++
case 10+++
HTLV-I positive case 1++++
 SScase 2+++++
case 3++++±
HTLV-I negative case 1++++
 SScase 2+++
case 3++++++
case 4+++
case 5+++++±
case 6++++
case 7+++
case 8++++
case 9++±
case 10+++
  • The percentage of positive cells (−):0% (±):0-10% (+):10-50% (++):>50%.