Giant Sialolith of Submandibular Duct

  • Pirabu Sakthivel Department of ENT, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
  • Rijendra Yogal Department of ENT, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
  • Sanjoy Singh Department of ENT, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
  • Prateek Sharma Department of ENT, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
  • Chirom Amit Singh Department of ENT, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Abstract

Sialolithiasis is one of the most common diseases of salivary glands and commonly involves submandibular gland and ducts. “Giant sialoliths” typically measure more than 15 mm in any dimension. Here, an unusual case of sialolith in submandibular duct is reported which progressed into a giant sialolith in six months’ time is reported. A 42-year-old man presented with complaints of recurrent pain and swelling in the right submandibular area. A large stone was palpable intraorally within the Wharton’s duct and intra-operatively, an elongated giant sialolith of 50 mm length was found which is the second largest to be published till date. [PubMed]

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Published
2017-06-24
How to Cite
SAKTHIVEL, Pirabu et al. Giant Sialolith of Submandibular Duct. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, [S.l.], v. 55, n. 206, june 2017. ISSN 1815-672X. Available at: <http://jnma.com.np/jnma/index.php/jnma/article/view/3114>. Date accessed: 20 aug. 2017.
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Case Reports