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Mucoceles arising from the Blandin Nuhn glands are uncommon benign lesions of the oral cavity, which by their clinical presentation may be confused with more serious diseases such as vascular lesions, pyogenic granulomas, polyps, or squamous papillomas; thereby, it is convenient to be aware of the characteristics of this entity to guide the accurate and timely diagnosis and treatment. Herein, we present a case of a 10-year-old patient with a recurrent lesion of this type, which required surgical excision and marsupialization of the same, with no evidence of recurrence during follow-up.

Nathalia García-León, ESTUDIANTE DE POSTGRADO

Residente de otorrinolaringología, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

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García-León, N., & Marrugo, G. E. (2024). Mucocele of the glands of blandin nuhn: a case report. Colombia Medica, 44(1), 46–47. https://doi.org/10.25100/cm.v44i1.841

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Received 2011-08-22
Accepted 2011-10-11
Published 2024-06-26