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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Wharton's ducts are longer and of larger calibre than parotid (Stenson's) ducts.
The appearance of the floor of the mouth was unremarkable, with a normal Wharton's duct orifice.
These should be differentially diagnosed from common pathologies like ranula, thyroglossal cysts, bilateral and unilateral blockade of Wharton's duct and cystic hygroma.
6) In such cases, intraoral examination will reveal that the aplastic submandibular papilla are rudimentary in comparison with the normal appearance on the opposite side, but the opening of Wharton's duct may still be found.
The left submandibular gland was clinically normal and there was no stone palpable in the Wharton's duct.
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