Oral Health and Dentistry Case Report Giant Sialolith Causing Chronic Ulcer on Lateral Border of Tongue

Suresh Sachdeva, Sanjay Dutta, Swati Sachdeva, Arshad Hussain, Suresh Sachdeva
2016 unpublished
Sialolithiasis is a common disease of the salivary glands, commonly affects middle-aged person with male predominance. Subman-dibular gland or its duct is most commonly affected. The size of salivary calculi may vary from less than 1 mm to a few cm in the largest diameter. Salivary stones that exceed 15 mm in any dimension are classified as giant. Here we present an unusual case of giant sialolith causing ulcer on lateral border of right side of tongue.
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