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An Unusually Large Submandibular Salivary Stone: A Case Report

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Author Details : Shishir Mohan, Hasti Kankariya, Arti Chauhan, Mohit Aggarwal, Akhilanand Chaurasia

Volume : 1, Issue : 1, Year : 2015

Article Page : 26-30

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Sialolithiasis accounts for the most etiology of salivary gland obstruction which leads to recurrent painful swelling of the involved gland which often exacerbates while eating. Stones may be encountered in any of the salivary glands but most frequently in the submandibular gland and its duct. Presented here is a case report of a twenty five year old male patient who had a submandibular sialolith. The sialolith was removed with intraoral approach and no postoperative complications were noted. The article also reviews the various available diagnostic modalities and treatment options.

Keywords: Sialolith, Swelling, Submandibular gland, Laser

How to cite : Mohan S, Kankariya H, Chauhan A, Aggarwal M, Chaurasia A, An Unusually Large Submandibular Salivary Stone: A Case Report. IP Int J Maxillofac Imaging 2015;1(1):26-30

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