Clinical characteristics, treatment, and evolution of 89 mucoceles in children.

  title={Clinical characteristics, treatment, and evolution of 89 mucoceles in children.},
  author={Ignacio M{\'i}nguez-Mart{\'i}nez and Cristina Bonet-Coloma and Javier Ata-Ali-Mahmud and Celia Carrillo-Garc{\^i}a and Mar{\'i}a A. Pe{\~n}arrocha-Diago and Miguel A Pe{\~n}arrocha-Diago},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  volume={68 10},
PURPOSE The present study was undertaken to evaluate mucoceles in the oral cavity of pediatric patients, including the clinical characteristics, treatment, and progress of the lesions. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective study was performed from the medical records of patients (0-14 years old) treated for oral mucoceles between 1998 and 2008 in a reference children's hospital. All subjects with mucoceles on lips, mouth, buccal mucosa, and palate were included. The following data were… CONTINUE READING


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