Submandibular gland duct stone

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Right side neck pain.

Patient Data

Age: 46
Gender: Female
CT

There is a small round shaped hyperdense stone measuring about 3.6 mm along its maximum dimension seen impacted in distal end of right Wharton's duct.

Case Discussion

Sialolithiasis refers to formation of stones inside the ducts or parenchyma of salivary glands, and most commonly occurs in the submandibular glands and their ducts.

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Case information

rID: 32659
Case created: 8th Dec 2014
Last edited: 1st Dec 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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