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Sublingual epidermoid cyst mimicking as plunging ranula – A case report

Publication date: Available online 13 February 2016 Source:International Journal of Dental Science and Research Author(s): Zeeshan Qamar, Kashif Ikram, Tayyaba Fatima Among all the epidermoid cysts originating throughout the body, 7% occurs in the head and neck region, with 1.6% intra-orally. Intra-orally, it is mainly located in the submandibular, sublingual and submental region as a benign, painless lesion. This leads to symptoms such as dysphagia, dyspnoea and have a malignant transformation potential as well. Treatment of choice is surgical excision. This is a case report of epidermoid cyst diagnosed clinically as plunging ranula. (Source: International Journal of Dental Science and Research)

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