[Giant calculus of the submaxillary gland]

Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. Jul-Aug 1990;41(4):265-7.
[Article in Spanish]


We report an unusual case of sialolithiasis submaxillary gland in a patient with chronic renal failure and secondary hyperparathyroidism. The salivary calculus had a size about 6 cm. of length and 1.5 cm. of diameter and came out near spontaneous passage.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic / complications
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Salivary Gland Calculi* / etiology
  • Salivary Gland Calculi* / pathology
  • Submandibular Gland Diseases* / etiology
  • Submandibular Gland Diseases* / pathology
  • Submandibular Gland*