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Sialolithiasis in children: report of four cases.

Authors
  • Shinohara, Y
  • Hiromatsu, T
  • Nagata, Y
  • Uchida, A
  • Nakashima, T
  • Kikuta, T
Type
Published Article
Journal
Dento maxillo facial radiology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1996
Volume
25
Issue
1
Pages
48–50
Identifiers
PMID: 9084286
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Sialolithiasis in children is rare. Four cases of sialolithiasis in the submandibular gland occurring in children < or = 10 years old are reported. True and distal oblique occlusal radiographs were found to be useful for detection of the sialolith. A review of the literature on sialolithiasis in children is presented.

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