A giant submandibular sialolith - How to manage?





giant submandibular sialolith, salivary gland


The presence of a sialolith is one of the most common diseases of salivary gland. It is relatively common in submandibular salivary glands and its duct. This case report is of a patient who presented at our unit with a history of severe pain and swelling on floor of the mouth, which was clinically and radiographically diagnosed as a sialolith. The diagnostic and treatment protocol in managing a patient with a giant sialolith is enumerated in this manuscript.


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Anand, J., Suresh, A. ., & Desai, A. K. (2020). A giant submandibular sialolith - How to manage?. South African Dental Journal, 75(7), 387–390. https://doi.org/10.17159/2519-0105/2020/v75no7a7