Salivary duct stone | definition of salivary duct stone by Medical dictionary
salivary duct stone
salivary duct stone Salivary gland stone, sialolithiasis ENT The presence of a crystallized concrement in one or more salivary glands; SGSs are most common in the submandibular/submaxillary gland, less in the parotid glands Clinical Swelling of affected gland, continuous pain, duct obstruction
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A parotid tumor is an abnormal growth in the salivary gland which is caused by numerous factors such as metastasis of cancer, salivary duct stones
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Key Words: Submandibular gland, Warthon's Duct, Sialolithiasis, Salivary Duct Stones