sialolithotomy

sialolithotomy

 [si″ah-lo-lĭ-thot´ah-me]
excision of a salivary calculus.
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si·a·lo·li·thot·o·my

(sī'ă-lō-li-thot'ŏ-mē),
Incision of a salivary duct or gland to remove a calculus.
Synonym(s): ptyalolithotomy
[sialolith + G. tomē, incision]
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sialolithotomy

(sī′ə-lō-lĭ-thŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision into a salivary duct or gland to remove a calculus.
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si·a·lo·li·thot·o·my

(sī'ă-lō-li-thot'ŏ-mē)
Incision of a salivary duct or gland to remove a calculus.
[sialolith + G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

si·a·lo·li·thot·o·my

(sī'ă-lō-li-thot'ŏ-mē)
Incision of a salivary duct or gland to remove a calculus.
[sialolith + G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Most stones will respond to such a regimen, combined with simple sialolithotomy when required.
The patient underwent transoral sialolithotomy, and a hard stone measuring approximately 8x5 mm was removed (figure, B).
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.