Mucoepidermoid carcinoma presenting as a retromolar mucocele

  title={Mucoepidermoid carcinoma presenting as a retromolar mucocele},
  author={M. K. Ranganath and Veeresh Matmari and Umashankar D. Narayanaswamy and Radhika Manoj Bavle},
  booktitle={Annals of maxillofacial surgery},
A 44 year old female presented with an intraoral soft tissue swelling in the retromolar region, which was painless, mobile and fluctuant in nature. Computed tomography as well as preoperative ultrasound revealed thick walled cystic lesion. The lesion was clinically diagnosed as mucocele. Ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration was done, which revealed turbid, straw colour fluid. This cystic swelling was completely excised and histopathologically identified to be low grade Mucoepidermoid… CONTINUE READING