Management of pediatric ranula.

@article{Pandit2002ManagementOP,
  title={Management of pediatric ranula.},
  author={Rajiv T Pandit and Albert H Park},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={127 1},
  pages={115-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Many surgical techniques to manage ranulas have been described in the literature. These techniques include excision of the cyst with or without excision of the ipsilateral sublingual gland, marsupialization, cryosurgery, and CO(2) laser excision. Few studies have described the approach toward management in pediatric patients. METHODS Six patients were treated for intraoral ranulas. Two patients had spontaneous resolution of their lesions. Four patients required dissection of the… CONTINUE READING

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