sialolithotomy

sialolithotomy

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

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]

sialolithotomy

/si·alo·li·thot·o·my/ (-lĭ-thot´ah-me) excision of a salivary calculus.

sialolithotomy

(sī′ə-lō-lĭ-thŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision into a salivary duct or gland to remove a calculus.

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]

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]

sialolithotomy (sīaləlithôt´ōmē),

n removal of calculus from a salivary gland or duct.

sialolithotomy

excision of a salivary calculus.
References in periodicals archive ?
The patient underwent transoral sialolithotomy, and a hard stone measuring approximately 8x5 mm was removed (figure, B).
A sialolith in the anterior third of a Stensen duct usually can be extracted in a minimally invasive manner via transoral sialolithotomy to avoid the morbidity associated with a sialadenectomy.
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.