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Submaxillary Salivary Gland Stones
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Salivary Gland Stone in Warthon's Duct
The picture below shows a stone in the left submandibular (submaxillary) salivary gland duct.  The submandibular salivary gland is the most common salivary gland to form stones.  This is because it has a wide duct and a mucoid saliva which flows up hill.  Prevention of stone formation includes plenty of fluids and sialogues, such as a few drops of lemon juice or a dill pickle.  Notice the normal orifice of the right submandibular gland (Warthin's) duct. 


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