10歳以下の小児唾石症3例 [in Japanese] Submandibular Salivary Calculus of Three Children under 10 years old [in Japanese]
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Sialolithiasis is rare in children. In this paper, 3 pediatric cases (8, 9 and 10 years-old, respectively) of sialolithiasis observed in the submandibular gland are reported. In each case, a single calculus of less than 5mm in diameter was removed through an intraoral incision. Sialolithiasis in children is easily diagnosed because it is usually found in the duct, even though X-ray examination fails to indicate it.
- Pract.Otol. (Kyoto)
Pract.Otol. (Kyoto) 100(2), 117-120, 2007-02-01
The Society of Practical Otolaryngology