Ranula

What is Ranula?

A ranula is a type of mucocele found on the floor of the mouth. Ranulas present as a swelling of connective tissue consisting of collected mucin from a ruptured salivary gland caused by local trauma. If small and asymptomatic further treatment may not be needed, otherwise minor oral surgery may be indicated.

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I had a tooth extracted, and subsequently started biting the side/underside of my tongue, which I believe led to my developing a ranula. I've had a...

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Thanks for your query, I have gone through your query.
The ranula can be removed surgically by either marsupialization or enucleation. when you do...

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Hello Doctor, My grandma just showed me a huge blood at the right bottom side of her tongue , it is as big as a peanut and it looks really...

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don't worry, it seems like ranula, a painless cyst usually occur under the tongue.
This occur because of obstruction of some...

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Hi, My daughter has a red bubble under her tongue , Since long time she has this, but now this tiny bubble is growing daily and she gets irritated...

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thanks for the concern
Your history that long standing,liquid filled bubble under the tongue seems to be indicative of a RANULA.which is one...

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i have a swelling in my neck on both sides. I have had an enlarged submanibular gland removed (left) but the swelling is still there. The surgery...

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A 16 MONTHS OLD BABY BOY. POST OPERATIVE FOLLOW-UP CASE OF CONGENTIAL RANULA. PRESENT USG REVEALS A WELL DEFINED MULTILOCULAR CYSTIC LESION...

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I have tiny blisters inside my lower lip. I have been beenusing my advair inhaler in am and pm. I am rinsing my mouth thoroughly after each use but...

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Have a sinus infection and currently taking antibiotics. I now have a ranula under my tongue and swelling in my neck on same side as ranula. Did my...

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I have been experiencing a clavicular fullness, neck fullness and jaw pain for the past few years ..been tested for everything (nothing lfe...

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During a recent dental procedure, the practitioner had some comments about sublingual tissue which kept protruding into the work area (my bottom...

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