sialolithiasis


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sialolithiasis

 [si″ah-lo-lĭ-thi´ah-sis]
a condition characterized by the presence of sialoliths.

si·a·lo·li·thi·a·sis

(sī'ă-lō-li-thī'ă-sis),
The formation or presence of a salivary calculus.
[sialolith + G. -iasis, condition]

sialolithiasis

/si·alo·li·thi·a·sis/ (si″ah-lo-lĭ-thi´ah-sis) the formation of salivary calculi.

sialolithiasis

[-lithī′əsis]
a pathological condition in which one or more calculi, or stones, are formed in a salivary gland.

si·a·lo·li·thi·a·sis

(sī'ă-lō-li-thī'ă-sis)
The formation or presence of a salivary calculus.
[sialolith + G. -iasis, condition]

sialolithiasis

Stones (calculi) in the salivary glands or ducts. This affects the submandibular gland in 80 percent of cases and the parotid gland in 20 percent of cases. The sublingual gland is rarely affected. The condition is the most frequent cause of inflammatory disorders of the salivary glands. It may be treated by sialogogues and gland massage, shock wave lithotripsy or sialoendoscopy.

si·a·lo·li·thi·a·sis

(sī'ă-lō-li-thī'ă-sis)
The formation or presence of a salivary calculus.
[sialolith + G. -iasis, condition]

sialolithiasis (sīal´əlithī´əsis),

n the presence of one or more oval or round calcified structures (salivary stones) in a duct of a salivary gland.
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Sialolithiasis.

sialolithiasis

the formation of salivary calculi.
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The diagnosis of sialolithiasis is usually made clinically and sometimes with the help of imaging.
13) Squamous metaplasia and granulomas of salivary glands have been reported in psittacine and passerine birds in association with hypovitaminosis A, but sialolithiasis was not reported.
Parotid salivary duct mucocele and sialolithiasis following parotid duct transposition.
While in the preantibiotic era parotid gland fistulae were frequently the consequence of parotid abscess drainage or suppuration associated with sialolithiasis, today the most frequent causes are gland injury during parotid surgery and penetrating trauma.
This patient presented now with recurrent, painful sialolithiasis of the parotid, confirmed on computed tomography (CT), but her unusual history suggested the need for further imaging.
Vascular malformation masquerading as sialolithiasis and parotid obstruction: A case report and review of the literature.
Sialolithiasis is the most common disease of the submandibular gland; sialoliths account for at least 80% of all salivary duct calculi.
Sialolithiasis is the most common pathology of the submandibular gland, as 80% of all salivary duct calculi form in the submandibular (Wharton's) duct.
According to a source cited by Yildirim, what percentage of patients with sialolithiasis have a solitary stone?
Sialolithiasis is a relatively common entity; postmortem studies indicate that the incidence among the general population is 1.
To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of a patient with bilateral submandibular sialadenitis and sialolithiasis presenting as Ludwig's angina.