CASE REPORT OF TWO CASES OF SUBMANDIBULAR GLAND MUCOCELEJournal: University Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialities (Vol.4, No. 4)
Publication Date: 2018-10-03
Authors : MANJU JOSEPH JOSEPH;
Page : 83-84
Keywords : submandibular gland mucocele; extravasation cyst;
Mucus extravasation cysts or mucoceles are an extremely rare occurrence in the major salivary glands. We report two unusual cases of submandibular gland mucocele presenting as a neck lump. It can be considered as a differential diagnosis of swellings in the lateral neck .The development of mucocele depends on the disruption of flow of saliva from secretory apparatus of the salivary gland.
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