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Management of superficial ranula with marsupialization technique: A case report

Abstract

Objective: Ranulas are cystic fluid-filled cavities caused by extravasation of the sublingual glands on the floor of the mouth. Methods: A 31-year-old woman complained of swelling beneath her left tongue that had developed during the previous month. Examination revealed that the swollen area was 2 cm in diameter, long, soft, and bluesy. This case was treated with the marsupialization technique.  Results: The biopsy indicates that the lesion is a ranula. After two weeks of observation, no complications or recurrences occurred after treatment. Conclusion: The superficial ranula was successfully treated with marsupialization procedures without complications or recurrences.
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Pascawinata, A. ., & Lisfrizal, H. (2024). Management of superficial ranula with marsupialization technique: A case report. Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science, 9(1), 61–63. https://doi.org/10.15562/jdmfs.v9i1.1607

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