1) The differential diagnoses for the contents are as follows: SCC from the epithelial lining, minor salivary gland tumors, ranula
, obstructed submandibular duct, abscess, ludwig's angina, neurogenic tumor, lingual thyroid, thyroglossal duct cyst, hemangioma, lymphangioma, dermoid/epidermoid (Figures 15B and C).
7,4,9) MRI can evaluate both glands simultaneously and MRI in coronal plane is very helpful in delineating the relationship of salivary gland lesions with other structures in the floor of mouth as in ranula
(A mucous retention cyst) and in demonstrating the invasion of skull base, especially in parotid malignancy.
1 KE for a ranula
and reported no shrinkage 1 month later; a second injection at the same dose resulted in shrinkage 2 to 4 weeks later.
is a form of mucocele specifically localized on the floor of the mouth.
Os descritores e expressoes utilizadas durante as buscas nas bases de dados foram: lesoes bucais, lesoes bucais na infancia, alteracoes bucais em pediatria, mucocele, candidose, ranula
, gengivoestomatite herpetica aguda primaria, lingua geografica.
Anaesthetic management in a case of huge plunging ranula
Por ultimo, la hinchazon puede deberse a una ranula
, afeccion en la que las secreciones salivales se acumulan debajo del revestimiento del piso de la boca.
Though this condition is more prevalent in dogs as reported by Oconner (1958) ranula
has been encountered in Buffaloes (Jana and Jana, 2010) and (Krishna et al.
Treatment of ranula
using carbon dioxide laser - case series report.
The clinical differential diagnosis includes ranula
, dermoid cyst, thyroglossal duct cyst, ectopic thyroid tissue, pleomorphic adenoma and mucoepidermoid carcinoma, angiolipoma, fibrolipoma and malignant lymphoma.
The term plunging or cervical ranula
refers to mucoceles that extend below the mylohyoid muscle, beyond the sublingual space and invariably are associated with the sublingual salivary gland.
The prevalence of oral Kaposi sarcoma and ranula
were increasing in HIV-infected children in Zimbabwe (19).