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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Is It a Sialolithiasis or Tooth?

Mehmet Fatih Senturk, Elif Naz Yakar, Bengi Oztas

Citation Information : Senturk MF, Yakar EN, Oztas B. Is It a Sialolithiasis or Tooth?. Int J Experiment Dent Sci 2013; 2 (1):50-52.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10029-1040

Published Online: 01-06-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives

The aim of this study was to present careful evaluation of the clinical and radiological findings of submandibular salivary gland pathologies and its importance to diagnose.

Case report

Presented here is a case report of a 65-year-old male patient who had a submandibular sialolith. The sialolith was removed with intraoral approach and no postoperative complications were noted. Radiopaque lesion was similar to premolar tooth according to radiographic examinations performed by use of panoramic and occlusal radiography.

Conclusion

Reported here is a case of submandibular sialolith which was diagnosed clinically and radiographically and treated with no postoperative complications.

How to cite this article

Inceoglu B, Senturk MF, Yakar EN, Oztas B. Is It a Sialolithiasis or Tooth?. Int J Experiment Dent Sci 2013;2(1):50-52.


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