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Sialolithiasis in a stump of Wharton's duct of an aplastic unilateral submandibular gland.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19095409     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
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.
B S Koo; S W Lee; Y M Lee; J D Lee; Y W Koh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-12-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0901-5027     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Publication Date:  2009 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-13     Completed Date:  2009-05-11     Revised Date:  2009-12-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8605826     Medline TA:  Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  93-5     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Cancer Research Institute, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Middle Aged
Salivary Duct Calculi* / radiography,  surgery
Salivary Ducts / abnormalities
Submandibular Gland / abnormalities*
Submandibular Gland Diseases* / radiography,  surgery
Comment In:
Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009 Dec;38(12):1344   [PMID:  19782535 ]

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