Disease Information for Ranula

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Head and Neck Soft Tissue Mass
Lump in Cervical Area
Neck Mass
Neck Mass Anterior Midline
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Children/all
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Midline structures/disorders (ex)
CLASS/Jaw/dental/oral/salivary (category)
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Anomalies/Deformities/Malformations (EX)
Definition

A form of retention cyst of the floor of the mouth, usually due to obstruction of the ducts of the submaxillary or sublingual glands, presenting a slowly enlarging painless deep burrowing mucocele of one side of the mouth. It is also called sublingual cyst and sublingual ptyalocele.

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