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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 389-391

Nonsurgical management of oral mucocele occurring on a rare site


Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Dr. DY Patil Dental College, Dr. DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Trupti Vijay Gaikwad
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Dr. DY Patil Dental College and Hospital, Dr. DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ccd.ccd_531_21

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Mucocele is a common salivary gland lesion which most commonly occurs on the lower lip. Several treatment options are available for its elimination with surgery being the most commonly used method. A 49-year-old male presented with a small, round, painless swelling on the left buccal mucosa since 6 months. A clinical diagnosis of oral mucocele on the left buccal mucosa was made. Due to the inaccessibility of the posterior buccal mucosa region, sclerotherapy with sodium tetradecyl sulfate was planned. The patient did not show any obvious reduction in the size of swelling after 1 week of therapy. Therefore, a second injection was planned. After another 1 week, complete resolution of the lesion was seen with no complications. No recurrence of the lesion has been seen after 6 months of therapy. Due to the various drawbacks of surgical management of oral mucocele, sclerotherapy can be an effective alternative.


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