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Caspian J Intern Med 2013, 4(4): 793-796 Back to browse issues page
Multiple recurrent vesicles in oral mucosa suggestive of superficial mucocele, (an unusual presentation of allergic stomatitis)
Mina Motallebnejad , Atena Shirzad , Tahere Molania , Maryam Seyedmajidi
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Background: Superficial mucocele presents as small, clear vesicle on noninflamed mucosa. In this study, we report several vesicles on the bucal mucosa of a woman diagnosed as superficial mucocele.
Case Presentation: A 48-year old woman presented with multiple vesicles on her labial mucosa, ventral surface of the tongue, floor of the mouth and palate. A mucosal biopsy was taken from the vesicle. Histopathologically, intraepithelial mucocele was diagnosed. The lesion was successfully treated with mouthwash betamethasone. There has been no recurrence for 18 months.
Conclusion: In the present study, several mucoceles were seen in the oral mucosa. No similar case was reported previously.
Keywords: Superficial mucocele, Vesicle, Mucosa, Salivary gland
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Infectious Diseases
Received: 2014/01/17 | Accepted: 2014/01/17 | Published: 2014/01/17
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Motallebnejad M, Shirzad A, Molania T, Seyedmajidi M. Multiple recurrent vesicles in oral mucosa suggestive of superficial mucocele, (an unusual presentation of allergic stomatitis). Caspian J Intern Med. 2013; 4 (4) :793-796
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