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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 26-28

Surgical management of mucocele in buccal mucosa


Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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G Lavanya
Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
India
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Mucocele is a salivary gland lesion that occurs due to extravasation of the mucus into the fibrous connective tissue leading to a cyst-like cavity. The wall of the cavity is formed by compressed bundles of collagen fibrils and is filled with mucin. We report a case of mucocele in the right buccal mucosa due to unknown origin.


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