salivary colic

sal·i·var·y col·ic

periodic attacks of pain in the region of a salivary duct or gland, accompanied by an acute swelling of the gland, occurring in cases of salivary calculus.
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Recurrent episodes of salivary colic with pain and swelling at mealtimes are the common symptoms of salivary calculi.
Giant salivary calculi are rare, yet most cases present with the classical picture of salivary colic. Although modern methods of stone investigation and intervention have been reported for the treatement of giant calculi, transoral sialolithotomy with sialodochoplasty or sialodenectomy remain the mainstay of treatment.