International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences
2019, Vol. 3 Issue 4, Part B
Sialolithiasis and homoeopathic management: A case report
Author(s): Dr. Arunava Nath and Dr. Deb Kumar Palit
Sialolithiasis is one of the most common problems that afflict the salivary glands and is a major cause of salivary gland dysfunction. Sialolithiasis is frequently encountered in clinical practice. Sialoliths are the main cause of obstructive submandibular sialadenitis. Sialolithiasis leads to recurrent painful swelling of the involved gland, which increases in size during meals. Sialoliths occurs commonly in the submandibular gland in 80% of the cases. Pathogenesis of sialolithiasis seems to be based on anatomical position of the salivary duct and gland. This article reports a case of submandibular gland sialolithiasis of the right side in 51-year-old female patient with symptoms of pain and swelling during mealtime. Clinical and radiographic findings are important in determining the precise location and size of the sialolith. It helps in establishing the right treatment for the individual patient. Treatment was based on individualized homoeopathy resulting in quick recovery of normalcy of the subject.
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Dr. Arunava Nath, Dr. Deb Kumar Palit. Sialolithiasis and homoeopathic management: A case report. Int J Hom Sci 2019;3(4):77-81.