Solitary parotid duct sialolith in a patient with Sjörgren’s syndrome: Report of a case

  • Wan Ahmad Kamil WN Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Hassan S Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Rahman FA Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Burhanuddin NA Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Goh YC Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Kadir K Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Siar CH Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Abstract

Sjörgren’s syndrome is an uncommon chronic autoimmune disorder that affects exocrine glands. Sialolithiasis is an obstructive salivary gland disease which is also uncommon in the parotid salivary gland. The existing literature has documented the occurrence of multiple calcifications within the parenchyma of the parotid glands in patients with Sjörgren’s syndrome. This report describes the first case of right parotid duct solitary sialolith formation in a 64 year old female patient with Sjörgren’s syndrome. Whether the salivary stone encountered in this case represents an oral manifestation of Sjörgren’s syndrome or is just a co-incidental finding was discussed.

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Published
2016-12-30
How to Cite
WN, Wan Ahmad Kamil et al. Solitary parotid duct sialolith in a patient with Sjörgren’s syndrome: Report of a case. Annals of Dentistry University of Malaya, [S.l.], v. 23, n. 2, p. 28-31, dec. 2016. ISSN 2462-2060. Available at: <https://adum.um.edu.my/article/view/10631>. Date accessed: 24 july 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.22452/adum.vol23no2.4.
Section
Case Report