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Odontoestomatología

versión impresa ISSN 0797-0374versión On-line ISSN 1688-9339

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GARCIA-BENITEZ, Susana Vanessa; FONSECA-LOZADA, David; SOSA, Luis Roberto Adame  y  SANCHEZ, Francisco Germán Villanueva. Mucocele of Blandin Nuhn glands. Unusual case and review of the literature. Odontoestomatología [online]. 2020, vol.22, n.35, pp.72-79.  Epub 01-Jun-2020. ISSN 0797-0374.  http://dx.doi.org/10.22592/ode2020n35a9.

The mucocele associated with the Blandin Nuhn glands is a phenomenon of mucosal extravasation that occurs in the salivary glands located in the anterior ventral surface of the tongue, are mixed type, not encapsulated, which are part of the complex of minor salivary glands of the oral cavity. Objective: The clinical case of a male patient who is in the second decade of life with peculiar clinical characteristics of a Blandin Nuhn mucocele is presented. Clinical case: A 14-year-old male adolescent presents an increase in volume located on the ventral surface of the tongue, cylindrical shape, 3 months evolution and asymptomatic. Excisional biopsy is performed for histopathological study, which reports mucosal extravasation phenomenon and histopathological clinical correlation is established. Conclusions: A correct diagnosis should be based to provide timely treatment and avoid complications in the patient that affect their quality of life.

Palabras clave : mucocele; minor salivary glands; tongue; treatment.

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