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ISSN Print: 2394-7489, ISSN Online: 2394-7497
ICV 2018: 74.52

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2018, Vol. 4 Issue 2, Part B

Mucocele in paediatric patients: A case series with review

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Yatendra Gautam and Dr. Manvi Srivastava
ABSTRACT:Mucocele is the most common lesion of the oral mucosa, which results from the accumulation of mucous secretion due to trauma and lip biting habits or alteration of minor salivary glands. It is the most common minor salivary gland lesion in children and young adults. Diagnosis is mostly based on clinical findings and history. Various treatment options include marsupialization, surgical excision, dissection, laser ablation, cryosurgery, electrocautery, intra-lesional steroid injections and irradiation. Here we are reporting two cases of mucocele with comprehensive review on its etiopathogenesis and treatment options.
Pages: 100-103  |  559 Views  8 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Yatendra Gautam, Dr. Manvi Srivastava. Mucocele in paediatric patients: A case series with review. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2018;4(2):100-103.
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