Sublingual epidermoid cyst—a case report
Satheesh kumar Bhandary, Vadisha Bhat, M. Shwetha Shenoy
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DOI: 10.4236/health.2010.26091   PDF    HTML     5,682 Downloads   11,202 Views   Citations

Abstract

In this article we present the case of an epidermoid cyst of sublingual space along with submental extension in a 35 year old lady who presented with a mass in the oral cavity. On examination a mass was seen on the floor of the mouth displacing the tongue superiorly. Diffuse fullness was noted in the submental region. The lesion was excised under general anaesthesia with nasotracheal intubation. The entire mass was removed intra orally. The histological features were suggestive of epidermoid cyst. The patient did well postoperatively and no recurrence was seen during 8 months follow up.

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Bhandary, S. , Bhat, V. and Shenoy, M. (2010) Sublingual epidermoid cyst—a case report. Health, 2, 613-614. doi: 10.4236/health.2010.26091.

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