Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 2 Issue 12

Sialolithiasis: A Case Report of Giant Submandibular Gland Stone

Suman Paudel*

ENT Consultant at Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur, Nepal

*Corresponding Author: Suman Paudel, ENT Consultant at Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur, Nepal.

Received: August 14, 2020; Published: November 18, 2020



 Sialolithiasis is the most common pathology in salivary gland with submandibular gland being the most common one. Salivary gland calculi can either be single or multiple and vary in size. Occlusal radiograph is the most common investigation done followed by USG, sialography, sialendoscopy, CT or MRI. Sialolithiasis can be either managed conservatively, intraoral marsupialisation, surgical excision of submandibular gland, sialendoscopy and stone removal or ESWL or ISWL methods depending on size and location of stone.

Keywords: Sialolithiasis; Submandibular Gland; Large Stone; Excision



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Citation: Suman Paudel. “Sialolithiasis: A Case Report of Giant Submandibular Gland Stone". Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 2.12 (2020): 06-08.


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