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Excision of Mucocele By Using Diode Laser: A Case Report

Navya L.V, Sabari C, Seema G

Keywords : Diode Laser, Excision, Lower lip, Mucous extravasation cyst, Retention cyst,Mucocele

Citation Information : L.V N, C S, G S. Excision of Mucocele By Using Diode Laser: A Case Report. 2016; 6 (2):30-35.

DOI: 10.5005/jsd-6-2-30

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Background: Mucocele is the second most common benign soft tissue tumour occurring in the oral cavity. Clinically, a mucocele is characterized by an increase in volume, with a bubble-like shape that contains saliva, and is similarly colored to that of the normal mucosa or it may present blue coloration, depending on whether it is deep or superficial, respectively. A mucous cyst is common and harmless. However, if left untreated, it can organize and form a permanent bump on the inner surface of the lip. Literature contains a number of studies that confirm a traumatic etiology. This case report represents the treatment of a 22 year old male patient with a relapsing mucocele on the right side of the lower lip by diode laser as an alternative to conventional surgical technique due to its various advantages and also good patient acceptance.


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