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Related to Wharton's duct: Stensen's duct, sublingual duct, Bartholin's duct
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On bimanual examination, a firm fusiform mass was palpated along the course of Wharton's duct on the left; the mass was tender to palpation.
Marsupialization of Wharton's duct was performed at the end of the operation to prevent postoperative stricture and obstruction.
As a result, the underlying structures, such as Wharton's duct and the lingual nerve, can be preserved (figure, C).
Complications after frenotomy are "extremely rare," and include scarring or recurrent ankyloglossia and trauma to Wharton's ducts.
The second line of sutures was placed loosely to prevent hematoma formation; and superficially to prevent constriction of the Wharton's ducts.
CT revealed the presence of bilateral multiple calculi along the floor of mouth, dilated Wharton's ducts proximal to the calculi, and enlarged submandibular glands with dilated ducts within the glands (figure 1).
While making this incision, the surgeon should take care to avoid both Wharton's ducts.
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