Soft tissue calcifications


A variety of radiopaque calcifications within the overlying soft tissues can be represented radiographically.

Examples are:

  • salivary calculi,
  • calcified lymph nodes,

  • calcified tonsils,

  • phleboliths,

  • calcified atheromatic plaques in arteries,

  • antroliths etc.

  • Cases

    Bilateral elongation of the styloid process and calcification of the stylohyoid ligament.



    Calcified lymph nodes; different cases.

    Calcified atheromatic plaques in arteries. Different cases

    Calcified stylohyoid ligament.

    Different cases of calcified submandibular gland calculi.

    Calcified salivary calculus in the parotid gland

    A case of a large sialolith

    Calcified tonsils on panoramic and cbct images