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Plunging Ranula: A Case Report

By Ambika Gupta and F. R. Karjodkar

Abstract

Plunging ranulas, also known as deep, diving, cervical or deep plunging ranula, usually appear in conjunction with oral ranula. Rarely, these ranulas may arise independent of oral swelling. A rare case of plunging ranula without oral swelling is discussed along with review of literature

Topics: Case Report
Publisher: International Scholarly Research Network
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3169347
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