Submandibular duct sialolithiasis of unusual size: a case report


  • Mandira Sarma Department of Otorhinolaryngology, ESIC Model Hospital, Guwahati, Assam, India
  • Soumick Ranjan Sahoo Department of Otorhinolaryngology, ESIC Model Hospital, Guwahati, Assam, India



Sialolithiasis, Submandibular gland, Submandibular duct, CT scan


Sialolithiasis is the most common disease of the salivary glands. Majority of sialoliths occur in the submandibular gland. Considering the literature, most stones are less than 5 mm, and stones more than 10 mm are quite unusual. We present a case report of a 37 year old male who had a stone of 11×8 mm near the orifice of the right submandibular duct which was removed via transoral incision.


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