Large sialolith in the submandibular gland of a child

Ikuri Konishi, Satoshi Fukumoto, Aya Yamada, Kazuaki Nonaka, Ikuri Konishi, Taku Fujiwara

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Abstract

Sialolithiasis is a disorder encountered by oral surgeons that is rarely seen in children, although it is rather common in adults. Most sialolith found in children are smaller than 5 mm in diameter, and the majority of reported cases have been treated by surgically. We report a 9-year-old boy with a sialolith that measured 12×3.5 ×3 mm, which had developed in Wharton's duct and was then spontaneously passed.Key words Child, Sialolithiasis, Submandibular gland.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-146
Number of pages4
Journalpediatric dental journal
Volume15
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Child
  • Sialolithiasis
  • Submandibular gland

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Dentistry (miscellaneous)

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