Treatment of salivary mucocele of the lower lip by OK-432.

  title={Treatment of salivary mucocele of the lower lip by OK-432.},
  author={Nobuo Ohta and Shigeru Fukase and Yusuke Suzuki and Masaru Aoyagi},
  journal={Auris, nasus, larynx},
  volume={38 2},
OBJECTIVE The aim of this paper was to evaluate the outcome and complications of the treatment of patients with salivary mucocele by intralesional injection therapy with OK-432. METHODS We tried OK-432 therapy in 20 patients with salivary mucocele. We injected OK-432 solution into the lesion with a 27-gauge needle to prevent any leakage of the agent from the mucocele. RESULTS Disappearance of the lesion was observed in 16 of 20 patients. Marked reduction was observed in 4 of 20 patients. No… CONTINUE READING
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