Sialolithiasis: case studies and review.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Three cases of sialolithiasis are presented, each representative of acute and chronic presentations of this problem. The evaluation and treatment of salivary gland and duct stones are outlined. The primary axiom is, "Treat the gland, not the stone," and the essential aspects of emergency medical management are antibiotics, sialogogues, warm compresses, mechanical stimulation, and appropriate referral to an otolaryngologist.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pollack, CV; Severance, HW

Published Date

  • September 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 561 - 565

PubMed ID

  • 2254602

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0736-4679

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0736-4679(90)90450-a


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States