International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2018, Vol. 4 Issue 3, Part A
Transoral sialolithotomy for submandibular sialolithiasis: A case series
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Sobitha G, Dr. Muhammad Ali T, Dr. Jayalakshmi Jayakumar and Dr. Remya G
ABSTRACT:Sialolithiasis accounts to be the most common disease effecting the salivary glands. Highest incidence is in the submandibular gland and ductal system. Management of sialolithiasis range from conservative and minimally invasive procedures to gland excision. Transoral sialolithotomy is a versatile procedure for the management of sialolith occurring in the distal portion of the ductal system. In this article we present two cases of transoral sialolithotomy of submandibular duct done under local anesthesia along with an overview of aetiopathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnostic aids and various treatment modalities.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Sobitha G, Dr. Muhammad Ali T, Dr. Jayalakshmi Jayakumar, Dr. Remya G. Transoral sialolithotomy for submandibular sialolithiasis: A case series. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2018;4(3):18-21.