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Congenital Mucous Retention Cyst of the Anterior Hard Palate! the First Case Report.
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PMID:  25478467     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Children may be born with birth defects, the most common being oro-facial clefts and fissural cysts. A well circumscribed pedunculated soft tissue growth that occurs congenitally is known as congenital epulis of the newborn or 'Neuman's Tumour' as described in the literature. It is a rare lesion and the diagnosis has to be confirmed histologically. We present a rare case of a 7-year-old child with a congenital growth in the pre-maxillary region of the anterior hard palate clinically diagnosed as congenital epulis however, histologically confirmed as a mucous retention cyst. An elaborate clinical differential diagnosis is discussed. The anterior hard palate is devoid of salivary glands and the presence of a mucous retention cyst in the area is suggestive of ectopic salivary gland tissue and in a child manifesting at birth is probably the first case to be reported in the English literature.
Authors:
Satya Ranjan Misra; Smita Priyadarshini; Abhishek Ranjan Pati; Sanat Kumar Bhuyan; Rajat G Panigrahi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-10-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR     Volume:  8     ISSN:  2249-782X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Diagn Res     Publication Date:  2014 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-12-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-12-6    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101488993     Medline TA:  J Clin Diagn Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  ZD26-ZD27     Citation Subset:  -    
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