Baltic Dental and Maxillofacial Journal
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June, 2016, Vol. 18, No. 4

CONTENTS

SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES

Physical therapy in cancer related vs non-cancer trismus
Demirhan Dıraçoğlu, Ekin İlke Şen, Sezai Vatansever, Nalan Çapan, Ayşe Karan
107-111

REVIEW

The influence of fixed prostheses on periodontal health
Elina Bluma, Aldis Vidzis, Guntis Zigurs

112-121

Impact of early complications of sinus floor elevation and individual factors of the body on the long-term treatment results
Jokūbas Kezys, Gintaras Janužis
122-127

CASE REPORT

Delayed removal of maxillary third molar displaced into the maxillary sinus
Bruno Tochetto Primo, Diego José Stringhini, Delson João da Costa, Nelson Luiz Barbosa Rebellato, Rafaela Scariot
128-132

Simultaneous bilateral ranula in an edentulous patient. Rare presentation with a brief review of the literature
Amit S. Date, Mukul Padhye, Rujuta Desai, Abhinav Hire
133-136

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Simultaneous bilateral ranula in an edentulous patient. Rare presentation with a brief review of the literature

Amit S. Date*, Mukul Padhye*, Rujuta Desai*, Abhinav Hire*

Summary

A ranula is a large mucocele located in the floor of the mouth. Ranulas is usually a mucous extravasation phenomenon due to injury to sublingual salivary gland. unilateral presentation has been reported in many cases but bilateral presentation and that too in an edentulous patient is quite uncommon. This is a case report of bilateral ranula in an edentulous patient and its management along with a brief review of pertinent literature.

Key words: ranula, bilateral, sublingual gland.

Received: 16 04 2016

Accepted for publishing: 28 12 2016


*Department of oral and maxillofacial surgery, Dr. D. Y. Patil school of dentistry, Navi Mumbai, India

Address correspondence to Amit S. Date, 1, Shanti, Pandloskar marg, Vile Parle (East), Mumbai-400057, India.

E-mail address: asdate2001@yahoo.co.in