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.
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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