Wharton's duct


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Related to Wharton's duct: Stensen's duct, sublingual duct, Bartholin's duct

Wharton's duct

[′wȯrt·ənz ‚dəkt]
(anatomy)
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Marsupialization of Wharton's duct was performed at the end of the operation to prevent postoperative stricture and obstruction.
As a result, the underlying structures, such as Wharton's duct and the lingual nerve, can be preserved (figure, C).
Regardless of the procedure that is used, the surgeon should endeavor to avoid injury to the lingual nerve and Wharton's duct and should take steps to minimize the risk of recurrence.
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