salivary calculus


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Noun1.salivary calculus - a stone formed in the salivary gland
calculus, concretion - a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body; "renal calculi can be very painful"
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1) To date, the biggest salivary calculus reported was 7.
The diagnosis of giant salivary calculus of the submandibular gland duct was confirmed by intraoral examination, transoral occlusal radiograph and Orthopantomogram (OPG) that showed a radiopaque oval shaped mineralized structure about 18mm long and 6mm large located in floor of mouth in the anterior region (Fig.
Clinical examination revealed right submandibular swelling and tenderness, with a large salivary calculus palpable in the right floor of mouth.