Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 5

Oral Mucocele in a Paediatric Patient: A - Case Report with Mini Review of Literature

Sahana Ashok1*, N Govindrajkumar1, Veena Arali2, Ashok KP3 and Atluri Naga Supraja2

1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, GSL Dental College and Hospital, India
2Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, GSL Dental College and Hospital, India
3Department of Periodontics and Implantology, GSL Dental College and Hospital, India

*Corresponding Author: Sahana Ashok, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, GSL Dental College and Hospital, India.

Received: December 14, 2021; Published: April 18, 2022


Mucocele is common lesion of oral mucosa. It is contemplated as an extraosseous, inflammatory nonodontogenic cysts. These cysts are associated with salivary glands and generally are of two types - extravasation cysts and retention cysts. Both the cysts are denoted by the term “Mucocele” in spite of having significant difference in etiopathogenesis and histopathologic features. they comprise 6-9% of salivary gland diseases. Through this article we present a case of mucocele in a paediatric patient.

Keywords: Mucocele; Salivary Gland; Oral Mucosa; Lip; Mucin


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Citation: Sahana Ashok., et al. “Oral Mucocele in a Paediatric Patient: A - Case Report with Mini Review of Literature".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 4.5 (2022): 22-25.


Copyright: © 2022 Sahana Ashok., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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