|Baltic Dental and Maxillofacial Journal|
December, 2016, Vol. 18, No. 4
© 2017 Stomatologija
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Simultaneous bilateral ranula in an edentulous patient. Rare presentation with a brief review of the literature
Amit S. Date*, Mukul Padhye*, Rujuta Desai*, Abhinav Hire*
A ranula is a large mucocele located in the floor of the mouth. Ranulas is usually a mucous extravasation phenomenon due to injury to sublingual salivary gland. unilateral presentation has been reported in many cases but bilateral presentation and that too in an edentulous patient is quite uncommon. This is a case report of bilateral ranula in an edentulous patient and its management along with a brief review of pertinent literature.
Key words: ranula, bilateral, sublingual gland.
Received: 16 04 2016
Accepted for publishing: 28 12 2016
*Department of oral and maxillofacial surgery, Dr. D. Y. Patil school of dentistry, Navi Mumbai, India
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