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Mucocele of Blandin and Nuhn: Review of Literature and A Novel Treatment Approach
1Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
2Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rohtak, Haryana, India
Journal of Pediatric Dentistry - DOI: 10.14744/JPD.2021.04_30
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Mucocele of Blandin and Nuhn occur on the ventral surface of the tongue. Various treatment modalities, which include surgery, laser ablation, cryosurgery, sclerotherapy, micro-marsupialization, have been used for its management. The use of intralesional
sclerosing agent or corticosteroid is a good alternative non-surgical procedure that can be performed in a short span of time, economical, esthetically more beneficial than surgical methods. This article presents a case report with a review of the literature regarding Blandin and Nuhn mucocele that was treated with an unconventional mode of treatment in the present case.