Unilateral congenital cystic dilatation of the submandibular gland duct: MDCT findings

Ceyla Basaran, Esra Meltem Kayahan Ulu, Fuldem Yildirim Donmez, Huseyin Gurkan Tore, Erdinc Aydin, Mehmet Coskun

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Abstract

A male infant presented with unilateral cystic swelling in the floor of his mouth as a result of congenital stenosis of the orifice of duct of Wharton. Early diagnosis and treatment is important to avoid feeding difficulties and to prevent later complications. Multidetector computed tomography can be used as a diagnostic tool in order to differentiate congenital cystic lesions of the floor of the mouth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)147-149
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Extra
Volume4
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009

Keywords

  • Multidetector computed tomography
  • Salivary glands
  • Stenosis
  • Submandibular duct

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