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Salivary and lacrimal ducts intervention 

Salivary and lacrimal ducts intervention
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Salivary and lacrimal ducts intervention
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10.1093/med/9780199547722.003.0020
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date: 12 December 2017

Salivary duct intervention 408

Nasolacrimal duct intervention 410

Salivary gland obstruction due to calculi and ductal stricture are the commonest complaints affecting this organ.

Salivary stone lithotripsy and extraction and balloon ductoplasty are carried out under imaging guidance.

Mobile stone, or fragment, in the extra glandular part of the parotid or submandibular duct offer better results....

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