sialolith


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sialolith

 [si-al´o-lith]
a calculus in a salivary gland or duct.

si·al·o·lith

(sī'ă-lō-lith),
A salivary calculus.
Synonym(s): ptyalolith
[sialo- + G. lithos, stone]

sialolith

/si·alo·lith/ (si-al´o-lith) a calcareous concretion or calculus in the salivary ducts or glands, usually the submaxillary gland and its duct.

sialolith

[sī·al′əlith]
Etymology: Gk, sialon + lithos, stone
a calculus formed in a salivary gland or duct.

sialolith

Salivary duct stone, see there.

si·al·o·lith

(sī'ă-lō-lith)
A salivary calculus.
[sialo- + G. lithos, stone]

si·al·o·lith

(sī'ă-lō-lith)
A salivary calculus.
[sialo- + G. lithos, stone]

sialolith (sīal´əlith),

n See salivary stone.
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Sialogram.

sialolith

a salivary calculus.
References in periodicals archive ?
MR Sialography showed false-negative results in two glands, which were due to small non-obstructing sialoliths.
Ultrasound provides an excellent, non-invasive method of detecting sialoliths.
Commonly, Sialoliths measure from 1mm to less than 1 cm.
Because of the lack of acceptable medical treatments available for chronic ptyalism and because the lesions were multifocal, no definitive treatment was given for the sialoceles or sialoliths.
According to literature, formation of sialolith can occur in two phases: A central core and a layered periphery.
She had undergone a cyst removal 30 years earlier and had undergone an external procedure 20 years earlier to remove sialoliths.
The algorithm for the treatment of sialolithiasis depends upon the size and location of sialolith.
On gross inspection, the giant sialolith measured 35 x 35 mm; it was dark brown, its surface was smooth, and it weighed 16 g.
sialoliths occur in two thirds of cases of chronic sialadenitis (8), although obstructive sialadenitis is often a consequence of sialolithiasis.
The entire sialolith measured 35 mm in length, it had a relatively smooth surface, and it was fusiform is shape (figure 2).
Indications include the presence of benign and malignant tumors and inflammatory disease with or without intraglandular sialolith iasis.