Submandibular duct stone

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda

Presentation

Pain and swelling in the right side of the neck.

Patient Data

Age: 26 years
Gender: Male
CT

ovoid stone(sialolithiasis) is seen within right submandibular duct.

CT

Heat of the arrow points to stone within right submandibular duct.

Case Discussion

Right submandibular duct stone (kindly refer to the arrow) which points to the site of Warton’s duct that passes between myelohyoid and hypoglossus to open in submandibular papilla.

Sialolithiasis (stones within salivary glands or their ducts) is most common disease of salivary glands and may causes sialadenitis.

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Case information

rID: 29686
Case created: 13th Jun 2014
Last edited: 7th Feb 2017
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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