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Plunging ranula localized in the parapharyngeal space.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2359598     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Plunging ranulas are a mucous extravasation and usually originate from the sublingual gland. They dissect between the facial planes and muscle of the base of the tongue to the submandibular triangle. We report here a rare case of plunging ranula localized in the parapharyngeal space. The relevant anatomy is reviewed and discussed.
T Takimoto; H Katoh; R Umeda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its related specialties     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0301-1569     ISO Abbreviation:  ORL J. Otorhinolaryngol. Relat. Spec.     Publication Date:  1990  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-07-31     Completed Date:  1990-07-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0334721     Medline TA:  ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  202-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, Kanazawa University, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Middle Aged
Pharyngeal Diseases / diagnosis*
Ranula / diagnosis*,  etiology

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