Sialolithiasis - submandibular gland

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

C/o Recurrent swelling in left submandibular region during meals - 6 mths

Patient Data

Age: 25 yrs
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

A calculus is noted at origin of left submandibular duct.

Intraglandular ducts are dilated.

Left gland itself shows normal echopattern, size and vascularity in comparision to asymptomatic gland.

Case Discussion

Sialolithiasis affects submandibular gland most commonly.

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Case Information

rID: 28520
Case created: 28th Mar 2014
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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