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Submandibular Gland Aplasia-Hypoplasia
Byron W. Benson, DDS, MS
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Pathology

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Submandibular gland (SMG) aplasia/hypoplasia
            • Definitions

              • Underdeveloped or absent SMG

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Imaging Recommendations

                PATHOLOGY

                • General Features

                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                  • Presentation

                    • Demographics

                      • Natural History & Prognosis

                        • Treatment

                          DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                          • Image Interpretation Pearls

                            • Reporting Tips

                              Selected References

                              1. Kara M et al: Agenesis of submandibular glands: a report of two cases with review of literature. Case Rep Otolaryngol. 2014:569026, 2014
                              2. Berta E et al: Complete agenesis of major salivary glands. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 77(10):1782-5, 2013
                              3. Haktanir A: CT and MR findings of bilateral submandibular gland aplasia associated with hypertrophied symmetrical sublingual glands herniated through mylohyoid defects. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 41(1):79-83, 2012
                              4. Taji SS et al: Congenital aplasia of the major salivary glands: literature review and case report. Pediatr Dent. 33(2):113-8, 2011
                              5. García-Consuegra L et al: Unilateral absence of submandibular gland secondary to stones. Aplasia versus early atrophy. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 15(5):e752-4, 2010
                              6. Ahmed M et al: Bilateral submandibular gland aplasia with clinico-radiological mass due to prolapsing sublingual salivary tissue through mylohyoid boutonniere: a case report and review. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 38(2):121-4, 2009
                              7. Singh P et al: Aplasia of submandibular salivary glands associated with ectodermal dysplasia. J Oral Pathol Med. 33(10):634-6, 2004
                              8. Yilmaz MD et al: Unilateral aplasia of the submandibular gland. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 259(10):554-6, 2002
                              9. Larsson SG et al: Computed tomography of the submandibular salivary glands. Acta Radiol. 28(6):693-6, 1987
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                              KEY FACTS

                              • Terminology

                                • Imaging

                                  • Pathology

                                    • Clinical Issues

                                      • Diagnostic Checklist

                                        TERMINOLOGY

                                        • Abbreviations

                                          • Submandibular gland (SMG) aplasia/hypoplasia
                                        • Definitions

                                          • Underdeveloped or absent SMG

                                        IMAGING

                                        • General Features

                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                            PATHOLOGY

                                            • General Features

                                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                                              • Presentation

                                                • Demographics

                                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                    • Treatment

                                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                      • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                        • Reporting Tips

                                                          Selected References

                                                          1. Kara M et al: Agenesis of submandibular glands: a report of two cases with review of literature. Case Rep Otolaryngol. 2014:569026, 2014
                                                          2. Berta E et al: Complete agenesis of major salivary glands. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 77(10):1782-5, 2013
                                                          3. Haktanir A: CT and MR findings of bilateral submandibular gland aplasia associated with hypertrophied symmetrical sublingual glands herniated through mylohyoid defects. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 41(1):79-83, 2012
                                                          4. Taji SS et al: Congenital aplasia of the major salivary glands: literature review and case report. Pediatr Dent. 33(2):113-8, 2011
                                                          5. García-Consuegra L et al: Unilateral absence of submandibular gland secondary to stones. Aplasia versus early atrophy. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 15(5):e752-4, 2010
                                                          6. Ahmed M et al: Bilateral submandibular gland aplasia with clinico-radiological mass due to prolapsing sublingual salivary tissue through mylohyoid boutonniere: a case report and review. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 38(2):121-4, 2009
                                                          7. Singh P et al: Aplasia of submandibular salivary glands associated with ectodermal dysplasia. J Oral Pathol Med. 33(10):634-6, 2004
                                                          8. Yilmaz MD et al: Unilateral aplasia of the submandibular gland. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 259(10):554-6, 2002
                                                          9. Larsson SG et al: Computed tomography of the submandibular salivary glands. Acta Radiol. 28(6):693-6, 1987