sialolith


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sialolith

[sī′al·ə‚lith]
(pathology)
A salivary calculus.
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Sialoliths were identified when there was filling defect or void in the course of the duct.
Submandibular gland sialolith of unusual shape and size.
A submandibular sialolith of unusual size: A case report.
Palpation, radiographs, fluoroscopy, and biopsy confirmed a diagnosis of multiple sialoceles and sialoliths throughout the cervical region.
The sialolith present opposite to 33 and 34 was removed under local anesthesia with adrenaline; the incision was placed along the long axis of the duct as it was very close to the ductal orifice and superficial.
Micromorphology of sialoliths in submandibular salivary gland: A scanning electron microscope and X-ray diffraction analysis.
Matsuya, "Plunging ranulaas a complication of intraoral removal of a submandibular sialolith," British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vol.
However, parotid sialoliths may similarly appear on imaging as hyperdense structures in the facial region.
The etiologic factors involved in the sialolith formation can be classified into two different groups: on one hand, saliva retention due to morpho-anatomic factors (salivary duct stenosis, salivary duct diverticuli, etc.
On the right side, the sialolith was located at the hilum of the gland, and it extended toward the oral cavity; it was removed transorally from the opening of the fistula at the floor of the mouth.
In about 15-20% of cases the sialolith will not be sufficiently calcified to appear radiopaque on a radiograph, (7) and therefore be difficult to detect.