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Volume 20, Number 1, March 2008

Congenital Teratoid Cyst in the Floor of the Mouth: Case Report and Review of the Literature


Alsharif Mohd Jamal, Liu Bing, Zhao Yifang
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China

Abstract
Teratoid cysts in the floor of the mouth are rare. Clinically, they present as slow-growing, non-tender, mass lesions in the sublingual or submandibular area. This report is of a 4-year-old Chinese boy with a teratoid cyst with sublingual mass and submandibular fistula. The cyst was excised and pathologically confirmed to be a teratoid cyst. Postoperative recovery was uneventful with no recurrence.

Key words: Child, preschool, Cysts, Fistula, Mouth floor

Asian J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008;20:21-25.

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