Double Tongue Appearance of Huge Ranula

Authors

  • Ahmad Mahfuz Zamaili Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus 16150 Kubang Kerian,Kelantan, Malaysia https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9419-7072
  • Abdul Hafeez Asyraf Abdul Mohsin Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia.
  • Che Yusfarina Che Yusop Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia.
  • Irfan Mohamad Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus 16150 Kubang Kerian,Kelantan, Malaysia https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8572-0514

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51407/mjpch.v28i1.175

Keywords:

Ranula, Sublingual Gland, Floor of Mouth

Abstract

A ranula is a cystic, translucent lesion usually seen on the floor of the mouth. It usually occurs unilaterally, and bilateral occurrences are extremely rare. We report a case of a young girl presented huge cystic lesion on the floor of mouth diagnosed clinically as simple ranula resembling a double tongue appearance. It is associated with mild discomfort when chewing and speaking. She was successfully managed via aspiration of the ranula under local anaesthesia in a clinic setting. This case highlights the role of aspiration of ranula, which is important for immediate relief of symptoms.

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Author Biography

Irfan Mohamad , Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus 16150 Kubang Kerian,Kelantan, Malaysia

 

 

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Published

2022-06-27

How to Cite

Zamaili, A. M., Abdul Mohsin , A. H. A. ., Che Yusop, C. Y. ., & Mohamad , I. . (2022). Double Tongue Appearance of Huge Ranula. Malaysian Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 28(1), 59-69. https://doi.org/10.51407/mjpch.v28i1.175

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