Compression Therapy for the Retention Cyst of Major Salivary Glands

Shin ORUI, Makoto ISHIKAWA, Yasuhiro USUI, Akira SATOH, Hideaki KITADA, Hiroshi FUKUDA
1993 Journal of The Japanese Stomatological Society  
Plunging ranula is a form of mucocele which occurs in the submandibular region. Most of them are thought to be caused by severance of a ductule of the sublingual or the submandibular salivary glands, with resultant pooling of mucus in the connective tissue stroma. Removal of salivary glands has been recommended for the treatment of this lesion, however, we had an idea for stopping the extravasati on. Therefore, we tried a compression therapy to cicatrizate the extravasating point. We
more » ... y treated 7 cases of plunging ranula and a case of parotid retention cyst by this method.
doi:10.11277/stomatology1952.42.585 fatcat:ejl2cr55ujcvlbrizd3k7ak6wm