Cystic mass of the floor of the mouth
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Cystic mass of the floor of the mouth

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dc.contributor.author Brunet García, Aina es
dc.contributor.author Lucena Rivero, Elizabeth Daniela es
dc.contributor.author Brunet García, Laia es
dc.contributor.author Faubel Serra, Marta es
dc.date.accessioned 2018-05-23T09:25:47Z
dc.date.available 2018-05-23T09:25:47Z
dc.date.issued 2018 es
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10550/66342
dc.description.abstract Epidermoid and dermoid cysts in the oral cavity are relatively uncommon lesions of developmental origin. They often remain asymptomatic for years until they grow enough to interfere with speech, deglutition and less often with breathing which can pose a critical risk to the airway and require immediate surgery. A case of an epidermoid cyst of the floor of the mouth affecting a 37-year-old man is presented; this lesion was surgically enucleated with an intraoral approach. Patient did well postoperatively and there was no evidence of recurrence up to 2 years of follow up. Floor of the mouth is a challenging site for the diagnosis of a broad variety of lesions which the surgeon should be aware. Depending on the anatomical relation to the muscles of the floor of the mouth dermoid cysts are classified as supramylohyoid or inframylohyoid, and they will both have different clinical and radiological features. This article also includes literature review about the etiopathological, clinical, radiological and histological features, the differential diagnosis and its treatment. es
dc.source Brunet García, Aina ; Lucena Rivero, Elizabeth Daniela ; Brunet García, Laia ; Faubel Serra, Marta. Cystic mass of the floor of the mouth. En: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry, 10 3 2018: 287-290 es
dc.title Cystic mass of the floor of the mouth es
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion en
dc.subject.unesco UNESCO::CIENCIAS MÉDICAS es
dc.identifier.doi 10.4317/jced.54604 es

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