A Case of Unusual Size Sialolith in the Wharton’s Duct

A Case of Unusual Size Sialolith in the Wharton’s Duct

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Zhang Xudong
School and Hospital of Stomatology, Hebei Medical University & Hebei Key Laboratory of Stomatology, Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, China


Sialolithiasis is the common disease of salivary glands. The majority of sialoliths occur in the submandibular gland or the Wharton’s duct. The length of sialolith usually measures from 1 to <10 mm. This article reported a case presenting with sialoliths of a 22mm×15mm in size in the Wharton's duct, which were surgically removed without any complications, and subsequently discusses occurrence factors, signs and symptoms, diagnostic methods and the treatment of sialolithiasis.

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Case Report
Publication history
Received: Thu 01, Oct 2020
Accepted: Mon 19, Oct 2020
Published: Thu 29, Oct 2020
© 2021 Zhang Xudong . This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Hosting by Science Repository. All rights reserved.
DOI: 10.31487/j.DOBCR.2020.05.04