ranula

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ranula

[′ran·yə·lə]
(medicine)
A retention cyst of a salivary gland.
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Multifocal sialoceles and sialoliths in a yellow-naped Amazon parrot (Amazona ochrocephala auropalliata) with chronic ptyalism.
The objective of this case report is to give a detailed description of post traumatic sialocele developing af- ter fire arm injury in a young male patient, along with literature review.
On basis of history, clinical examination and ultrasound report a provisional diagnosis was made that it was a post traumatic sublingual sialocele.
The sialocele is a subcutaneous cavity contain- ing saliva, usually resulting from trauma to the gland parenchyma, laceration of duct or ductal stenosis with subsequent dilation.
Transdermal scopolamine use for post-rhytidectomy sialocele.
15) Vargas et al (16) first performed percutaneous local injections of the residual parotid gland using BoNT/A for the treatment of postparotidectomy sialoceles, while Guntinas-Lichius and Sittel (17) proposed botulinum toxin to treat postparotidectomy fistulae.
A pilot study evaluating the treatment of postparotidectomy sialoceles with botulinum toxin type A.
Because of the lack of acceptable medical treatments available for chronic ptyalism and because the lesions were multifocal, no definitive treatment was given for the sialoceles or sialoliths.
Few reports of either sialoceles or sialoliths in avian patients are available.
Sialocele in dogs associated with trauma of sublingual salivary gland or its duct was reported by Mapes and Anderson (1984) and Harvey (1993).
The sialocele was approached via a parotidectomy incision (figure 3).
A sialocele typically presents a few days after trauma or surgery as a cystic mass in the area.