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Volume 19, Number 2, June 2007

Congenital Unilateral Aplasia of the Submandibular Gland: a Case Report and Literature Review

Mami Suzuki,1 Yoshiki Hamada,1 Akiko Hamada,1 Ko Ito,2 Kazuhide Noguchi,1,3 Kenji Sago,1 Kanichi Seto2
1First Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dental Medicine, Tsurumi University, Yokohama, 2Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Nihon University School of Dentistry at Matsudo, Chiba, 3Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nagano Matsushiro General Hospital, Nagano, Japan

Abstract
The case of an isolated right submandibular gland aplasia, detected by computed tomography scan, magnetic resonance imaging, and technetium 99m-pertechnetate scintigraphy, in a 58-year-old man is reported.

Key words: Abnormalities, Salivary glands, Submandibular gland

Asian J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;19:122-125.
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