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Sialolithiasis

History: 35 year old male with lump underneath tongue. This is a pretty picture of a sialolith, which essentially is a calcified stone in a salivary gland duct. They most commonly form in the submandibular gland duct (Wharton’s duct) due to its long and upward going course.  Sialolithiasis presents with pain and swelling of the involved … Continue reading