A CASE REPORT ON SUBMANDIBULAR MEGALITH
Sialolithiasis stands for the most etiology of salivary gland obstruction which leads to recurrent painful swelling of the involved gland which often increases while eating. Stones may be seen in any of the salivary glands but mostly seen in submandibular gland and its ducts. Here is a case of 47 years old male patient who had a giant submandibular sialolith. Orthopantomograph was used to confirm the clinical diagnosis. The sialolith was removed with intraoral approach and no postoperative complications were noted. The article also reviews the various available diagnostic modalities and treatment options.
Sialolithiasis, Techniques, Magnetic resonance sialography, Treatment.