Submandibular gland calculus

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Presentation

Right submandibular pain and swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 30-year-old
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

An oval shaped radiodense stone is seen within the distal portion of the right submandibular (Wharton) duct, It measures about 0.9 cm, with mild proximal dilatation of the proximal duct and central intra-glandular ducts (sialectasis).

The right submandibular is mildly enlarged (compared to the left side), with homogeneous CT density. 

Multiple enlarged deep cervical lymph nodes.  

Modality: Annotated image

An oval shaped radiodense stone is seen within the distal portion of the right submandibular (Wharton) duct, (Red arrow), with mild proximal dilatation of the proximal duct and central intra-glandular ducts (sialectasis).

LN: submandibular lymph node. 

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Case Information

rID: 38062
Case created: 2nd Jul 2015
Last edited: 25th May 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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