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Surgical management of a large median dermoid cyst of the neck causing airway obstruction. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19629550     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
INTRODUCTION: Dermoid cysts of the floor of the mouth and submandibular space represent an unusual clinical entity. CASE REPORT: A case of an enlarged median dermoid cyst in a young female adult causing obstruction of the airway is reported. DISCUSSION: The need of an extraoral and intraoral incision for the removal of the cyst is discussed, along with a review of the literature.
Nick Papadogeorgakis; Evagelos F Kalfarentzos; Christine Vourlakou; Constantinos Alexandridis
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral and maxillofacial surgery     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1865-1550     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Maxillofac Surg     Publication Date:  2009 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-04     Completed Date:  2010-01-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101319632     Medline TA:  Oral Maxillofac Surg     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  181-4     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, "Evangelismos" General Hospital Dental School, University of Athens, Pl. Voriou Ipirou 5, Patras, 26441, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Dermoid Cyst / surgery*
Head and Neck Neoplasms / surgery*
Mouth Floor / surgery
Neck / surgery*
Oral Surgical Procedures / methods
Young Adult

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