EXCISION OF A SOLITARY MUCOCELE WITH 910NM DIODE LASER
Dipti Limbekar*, Yogesh Doshi and Mona Shah
Mucocele are the most common nonmalignant lesions of the oral cavity and are most commonly observed on lower lip. Mucoceles clinically manifests as dome shape fluctuant swelling that is usually painless mainly occurring due to obstruction of minor salivary ducts. Various treatment modalities are available for excision of mucocele. This case report summarizes the application of 910nm diode laser for excision of a solitary mucocele and its beneficial results postoperatively.
Keywords: Mucocele, Marsupialization, Diode laser, Mucus extravasation cysts.
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