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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Giant submandibular sialolith of remarkable size in the comma area of Wharton's duct: a case report.
The Committee states that although ankyloglossia release appears to be a minor procedure, it may cause complications such as bleeding, infection, or injury to the Wharton's duct.
Also, when multiple small stones are present in the vertical and comma portions of Wharton's duct, sialadenectomy is recommended (10).
The appearance of the floor of the mouth was unremarkable, with a normal Wharton's duct orifice.
In intraoral examination a hard, mobile, non tender, yellowish brown mass was palpable along the anatomical location of the Wharton's duct. All the teeth were stained.
(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.
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