Mucocele de retención. Revisión a propósito de un caso

  1. Juan Francisco Peña Cardelles
  2. Iván García Guerrero
  3. Daniel Ortega Concepción
  4. Daniel Robles Cantero
  5. Aralar Cerezo Cano
  6. Antonio F. López Sánchez
  7. Rafael Gómez de Diego
  8. J. Ernesto Moro Rodríguez
Científica dental: Revista científica de formación continuada

ISSN: 1697-6398

Ano de publicación: 2020

Volume: 17

Número: 2

Páxinas: 13-18

Tipo: Artigo

Outras publicacións en: Científica dental: Revista científica de formación continuada


The oral mucocele is a soft tissue lesion with high prevalence in the oral cavity, the oral mucocele can be find associated with functional and aesthetic alterations. The etiology is related to the alteration in the salivary glands, the most frequent location corresponding to the lower lip. The treatment consists in surgical removal because they can be of considerable size. The following describes the case of a male patient, of advanced age, who has a large mucocele located in the lower lip, a region in which surgical removal was performed and subsequent histopathological analysis.