Congenital anomalies of the equine salivary glands and their ductal systems are rare. In man, parotid duct atresia is thought to be due to a congenital malformation of the first branchial arch. One horse with unilateral parotid salivary duct atresia is described. Imaging modalities available for accurate diagnosis, and treatment options, are reviewed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound|
|State||Published - May 1999|
- Parotid duct
- Stenson's duct
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