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 ?
Few reports of either sialoceles or sialoliths in avian patients are available.
Regardless of etiology, the treatment of sialoceles or sialoliths typically involves surgical or medical treatment or both.
This improvement may have resulted from surgical resection of some of the larger sialoceles and sialoliths, but this seems unlikely because the lesions were so numerous and only 4 were removed.
Sialoliths in the dorsal part of the pharynx in pigeons [in German].
In our case, the right submandibular sialolith was located at the hilum of the gland, and it extended toward the oral cavity.
A case of giant sialolith of the submandibular salivary gland.
Unusual asymptomatic giant sialolith of the submandibular gland: A clinical report.
Submandibular duct sialolith of unusual size and shape.
Although large sialoliths have been reported both in salivary glands (11,12) and in salivary ducts, (13-16) stones larger than 3 cm are rare.