submandibular duct


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Related to submandibular duct: parotid duct, sublingual caruncle, sublingual duct

submandibular duct

[¦səb·man′dib·yə·lər ′dəkt]
(anatomy)
The duct of the submandibular gland which empties into the mouth on the side of the frenulum of the tongue.
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Submandibular duct sialolith of unusual size and shape.
1) The differential diagnoses for the contents are as follows: metastatic disease, lymphoma, adenitis, obstructed submandibular duct, salivary gland tumors, abscess, Ludwig's angina, thyroglossal duct cyst, hemangioma, lymphangioma, dermoid/epidermoid, diving ranula (complex), second branchial cleft cyst (more common in children) (Figure 16).
Parotid and submandibular duct calculi in three successive generations of one family.
Salivary gland stones (Sialothiasis) most commonly occur in the Submandibular duct.
One of the best studied procedures, with a large number of patients and long term follow up data, is submandibular duct relocation (32, 33).
When he was 5 years old, however, his ear, nose, and throat specialist (ENT) suggested a bilateral submandibular duct diversion.