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Volume 19, Number 2, June 2007

Accessory Duct in the Submandibular Gland

Norio Kuroyanagi,1 Hiroyuki Kinoshita,2 Junichiro Machida,1 Shintaro Suzuki,3 Yutaka Yamada2
1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery-II, Aichi-Gakuin University School of Dentistry, Aichi, 2Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Okazaki City Hospital, Aichi, and 3Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Toyokawa City Hospital, Aichi, Japan

A 26-year-old woman with duplication of the submandibular duct, noted on sialographic examination of the submandibular gland, is reported. Naked eye confirmation was possible on examination of the excised gland. No histological abnormality in duct structure was recognised.

Key words: Abnormalities, Salivary ducts, Salivary gland neoplasms, Sialography, Submandibular gland

Asian J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;19:110-112.
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