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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The aim of the present report is to describe a case of sialolithiasis and the 3D visualisation of the salivary calculus by using 3D reconstruction software, thus enabling a better understanding of the morphology of the lesion and its proximity to adjacent tissues, including ideal measurements for optimising the surgical access.
(1) To date, the biggest salivary calculus reported was 7.2 cm in the submandibular gland of a 60-year-old male.
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.