Submandibular calculus - chronic obstruction to the gland

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Chronic left neck pain

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male

Large calculus at the junction of the left submandibular gland and duct, not at the typical position of the midline papilla in the floor of the mouth. Gross atrophy and fatty replacement of the left submandibular gland (arrow).


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Case information

rID: 16880
Published: 26th Feb 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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