Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2021  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 52--55

An angulated parotid duct sialolith: Radioimaging in diagnosis


Jigna S Shah, Mayur Rathod, Jaya Dubey 
 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Government Dental College and Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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Jaya Dubey
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Government Dental College and Hospital, Ahmedabad - 380 016, Gujarat
India

Sialolithiasis is one of the most common diseases of salivary glands and major cause for their dysfunction. It is more common in submandibular glands than in the parotid glands. In this report, the diagnosis and treatment of an unusual angulated parotid duct sialolith in a 25-year-old female in left Stensen's duct are presented with recurrent pericoronitis. Role of soft tissue intraoral periapical radiograph and cone beam computerized tomography in diagnosis and determining location and dimensions of sialolith is discussed.


How to cite this article:
Shah JS, Rathod M, Dubey J. An angulated parotid duct sialolith: Radioimaging in diagnosis.J Oral Maxillofac Radiol 2021;9:52-55


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Shah JS, Rathod M, Dubey J. An angulated parotid duct sialolith: Radioimaging in diagnosis. J Oral Maxillofac Radiol [serial online] 2021 [cited 2021 Dec 7 ];9:52-55
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