Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019, Page: 18-21
Management of a Giant Sublingual Dermoid: A Case Report
Eapen Thomas, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pushpagiri Dental College, Thiruvalla, India
Ravi Rajan, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pushpagiri Dental College, Thiruvalla, India
Akhilesh Prathap, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pushpagiri Dental College, Thiruvalla, India
Vinesh Udayakumar, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pushpagiri Dental College, Thiruvalla, India
Nithin Pratap, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pushpagiri Dental College, Thiruvalla, India
Received: Jan. 14, 2019;       Accepted: May 6, 2019;       Published: Jun. 4, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcoms.20190501.15      View  95      Downloads  18
Abstract
Dermoidcyst are usually seen as a slow growing benign painless mass. The treatment of choice for dermoid cysts is surgical enucleation. The most common location in the head and neck region is the external third of the eyebrow. Sublingual location is very rare. They are benign lesions arising from entrapment of epithelial rests during embryogenesis. Due to its malignant potential, understanding about this lesion is very essential. With the help of radiological investigation like MRI the precise location, extension and relationship of the cyst with the surrounding structures can be identified. Here we represent a case of sublingual swelling in a twenty year old female patient who was treated by surgically excision under general anesthesia. To conclude with proper radiological investigation dermoid cyst in the floor of the mouth can be managed by surgical excision.
Keywords
Dermoid Cyst, Submentalcyst, Enucleation
To cite this article
Eapen Thomas, Ravi Rajan, Akhilesh Prathap, Vinesh Udayakumar, Nithin Pratap, Management of a Giant Sublingual Dermoid: A Case Report, International Journal of Clinical Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Vol. 5, No. 1, 2019, pp. 18-21. doi: 10.11648/j.ijcoms.20190501.15
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