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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 143-145
Bilateral hilar sialoliths in a child: A rare occurrence


1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University, Gurugram, Haryana, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, ESIC Dental College and Hospital, New Delhi, India

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DOI: 10.4103/jomfp.jomfp_444_20

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Salivary sialolithiasis is a well-known cause for obstructive disease of the submandibular and parotid glands. However, the condition frequently occurs unilaterally, and it is uncommon to find a patient reporting with stones in both submandibular or parotid glands. Children below the age of 16 years rarely suffer from salivary stones. Thus, bilateral sialoliths in a child are extremely rare, with only four previous cases been reported in the literature. This is an additional case report of bilateral submandibular sialolithiasis occurring in the hilar area in a 13-year-old boy.


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