Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association
Online ISSN : 2186-0211
Print ISSN : 0446-6454
ISSN-L : 0446-6454
Sialocele with Sialolithiasis in a Dog
Noriaki AITAYuki SAKAWAHideo ISO
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2006 Volume 59 Issue 10 Pages 687-689

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An eight-year-old female Maltese dog were presented with an upper cervical cyst that had been present forone month. Mucous fluid like saliva was aspirated from the cyst, and a lateral radiograph revealed a calculuswithin the cyst. The cyst was therefore diagnosed as sialocele with sialolithiasis, and the cyst with a stone wasresected surgically. The calculus was milky white and measured 8×5×6mm. Its major components werecalcium carbonate and calcium phosphate. No recurrence has been observed for six months after surgery.

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