Sialolithiasis - submandibular gland

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Right submandibular region pain, swelling - 3 - 4 days. H/o similar compaints few months back.

Patient Data

Age: 20 yrs
Gender: Female

The right submandibular gland demonstrates:

  • mild enlargement
  • hypoechogenicity
  • dilated main duct with a calculus ( 6 mm ) in distal duct.
  • hypervascularity

Case Discussion

Findings of a calculus in the distal duct of the submandibular gland with secondary gland inflammation.

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Case information

rID: 41678
Published: 14th Dec 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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