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Mucous Retention Cyst

Aka: Mucous Retention Cyst, Mucocele
  1. Epidemiology
    1. Most common in children and young adults
  2. Causes
    1. Local Trauma (e.g. biting lip)
  3. Pathophysiology
    1. Results from Traumatic rupture of Salivary Glands
    2. Results in mucin spillage into lower lip
  4. Signs
    1. Benign lesion 1-2 cm diameter
    2. Round, regular, translucent or bluish Nodule
    3. Distribution
      1. Typically occurs on inside of lower lip
      2. May occur in any oral surface with Salivary Glands
    4. Consistency
      1. Early lesions are fluctuant
      2. Later lesions are firm and fibrotic
  5. Management
    1. Surgical excision including minor glands at base
    2. Send for pathology to rule-out neoplasia

Mucocele (C0026683)

Definition (MSHCZE) Nahromadění hlenu v určitém prostoru, např. v dutém orgánu. (cit. Velký lékařský slovník online, 2012 http://lekarske.slovniky.cz/ )
Definition (NCI) A mucous containing cyst arising from the minor salivary glands in the oral cavity.
Definition (MSH) A retention cyst of the salivary gland, lacrimal sac, paranasal sinuses, appendix, or gallbladder. (Stedman, 26th ed)
Concepts Anatomical Abnormality (T190)
MSH D009078
SnomedCT 19633006
English Mucocele, Mucoceles, Mucous Cyst, Mucocele [Disease/Finding], mucocele, mucous retention cyst, mucus cyst, mucous cyst, mucinous cyst, mucoceles, Mucocoele, Mucus cyst, Mucinous cyst, Mucous cyst, Mucous retention cyst, Mucous cyst (morphologic abnormality)
Swedish Slemcysta
Finnish Mukoseele
Russian MUKOTSELE, МУКОЦЕЛЕ
Polish Torbiel zastoinowa gruczołów śluzowych, Torbiel śluzowa, Śluzowiak
Czech mukokéla, mukokély, mukokela
Norwegian Slimcyste, Mukocele
Spanish mucocele, quiste de retención mucoso, quiste mucinoso, quiste mucoso (anomalía morfológica), quiste mucoso, Mucocele
French Mucocèle
German Mukozele
Italian Mucocele
Dutch Mucocele, Mucokèle
Portuguese Mucocele
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


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