ranula


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Related to ranula: marsupialization, mucocele

ranula

[′ran·yə·lə]
(medicine)
A retention cyst of a salivary gland.
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Cystic lymphangioma and plunging ranula treated by OK-432 therapy: A report of two cases.
Ranula management: Suggested modifications in the micro-marsupialization technique.
Criancas que apresentam ranula de tamanhos medios e/ou grandes apresentam dificuldade na fala causada pela alteracao do posicionamento da lingua.
4%) cases included pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia (1), ranula (1) and mucocele (1).
Typically, a chronic, painless, one-sided swelling on the floor of the mouth that is bluish and soft indicates a ranula.
After other routine preoperative investigations, excision of ranula was done.
01% of all intraoral cysts like ranula, lymphatic malformation, dermoid/teratoid cysts, heterotopic gastrointestinal cyst and duplication foregut cysts.
1) The term ranula is used because this lesion often resembles the swollen abdomen of a frog.
1) The treatment of choice for most ranulas is complete excision of the ranula and the associated sublingual gland.
Given that intra oral schwannomas are a very rare occurrence, it is quite often misdiagnosed as a mucocele, ranula, traumatic fibroma or a fibroepithelial polyp.
Removing a ranula without rupturing it can be a tedious and time-consuming process.
FNAC of the swelling was done thrice at different places and the opinion given was a) Lymphangioma, (b) Thyroglossal cyst (c) Ranula.