Multiple bilateral submandibular gland sialolithiasis.

@article{Sunder2014MultipleBS,
  title={Multiple bilateral submandibular gland sialolithiasis.},
  author={Vivek Sunder and C. Kalyana Chakravarthy and R Mikkilinine and Sudhindra Mahoorkar},
  journal={Nigerian journal of clinical practice},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={115-8}
}
Sialolithiasis accounts for the most common etiology of salivary gland obstruction which leads to recurrent painful swelling of the involved gland which often exacerbates while eating. Stones may be encountered in any of the salivary glands but most frequently in the submandibular gland and its duct. Simultaneous sialolithiasis in more than one salivary gland is rare, occurring in fewer than 3% of cases. Seventy to 80% of cases feature solitary stones; only about 5% of patients have three or… CONTINUE READING

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