Sialolithiasis in a stump of Wharton's duct of an aplastic unilateral submandibular gland

B. S. Koo, S. W. Lee, Y. M. Lee, J. D. Lee, Y. W. Koh

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Abstract

Congenital absence of the salivary glands is an uncommon disorder. Isolated aplasia of a unilateral submandibular gland is rare and only 6 cases have been reported. The formation of a sialolith within the remaining Wharton's duct, associated with isolated aplasia of a unilateral submandibular gland, has not been reported previously. The authors report two cases of sialolithiasis within the ipsilateral remaining Wharton's duct in patients with isolated aplasia of a unilateral submandibular gland.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-95
Number of pages3
JournalInternational journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery
Volume38
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jan 1

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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