International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Dental Science | India | Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022

Sub lingual Epidermoid Cyst in an Elderly Individual - Globus in the Oral Cavity - A Case Report and Literature Review

Dr. Meleti Venkata Sowmya | Dr. Harshita Maurya | Dr. Uma Shankar Pal | Dr. Ajay Singh [2]

Abstract: Sublingual Epidermoid cyst is a rare lesion seen over floor of the mouth with a reported incidence of 1.6%. It can vary in size; symptoms can range from a complete asymptomatic presentation to a massive swelling causing airway obstruction (rare cases). Proper Clinical Examination and judicial advice of investigations such a FNAC, CT, MRI and Ultrasound can lead to diagnosis. Surgical Excision remains the main stay of treatment with very rare incidence of recurrence. In this article we reported a case of 6 x 6 cms sublingual epidermoid cyst which displaced the tongue to a greater extent and got managed by surgical excision via intraoral approach.

Keywords: Epidermoid cyst, Sub lingual, Surgical Excision, intraoral approach

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022,

Pages: 1381 - 1384

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