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CASE REPORT

A Novel Technique for the Management of Blandin-Nuhn Mucocele: A Case Report

Ramesh Kumaresan, Priyadarshini Karthikeyan, Faraz Mohammed, Thapasum Fairozekhan Arishiya

Keywords : Glands of Blandin-Nuhn, Tongue,Mucocele

Citation Information : Kumaresan R, Karthikeyan P, Mohammed F, Arishiya TF. A Novel Technique for the Management of Blandin-Nuhn Mucocele: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2013; 6 (3):201-204.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1219

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Mucocele, a common benign cystic lesion of minor salivary gland and associated ducts develops following extravasation or retention of mucous material in the subepithelial tissue. Occurrence of mucocele of tongue is considered less frequent when compared to a higher incidence of mucocele in the lower lip of young patients. Different modalities of treatment, such as conventional surgical excision followed by newer techniques like cryosurgery, electrocautery have been proposed to completely remove the lesion and reduce the chances of recurrence. Herewith, we report a novel treatment technique using alginate impression material to aid in complete excision of mucocele of glands of Blandin-Nuhn. How to cite this article: Kumaresan R, Karthikeyan P, Mohammed F, Fairozekhan TA. A Novel Technique for the Management of Blandin-Nuhn Mucocele: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2013;6(3):201-204.


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