Wharton's duct


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Related to Wharton's duct: Stensen's duct, sublingual duct, Bartholin's duct
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Wharton's duct

n. conducto de Wharton, conducto excretorio de la glándula submaxilar.
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The Wharton's duct is longer, has a larger caliber, and is angulated against gravity as it courses around the posterior aspect of the mylohyoid muscle, all of which results in a slower salivary flow rate.
1 The reason for increased frequency in sub-mandibular gland may be long and tortuous path of Wharton's duct.
The Committee states that although ankyloglossia release appears to be a minor procedure, it may cause complications such as bleeding, infection, or injury to the Wharton's duct.
In intraoral examination a hard, mobile, non tender, yellowish brown mass was palpable along the anatomical location of the Wharton's duct.
Also, when multiple small stones are present in the vertical and comma portions of Wharton's duct, sialadenectomy is recommended (10).
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