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Quintessence International

Edited by Eli Eliav

ISSN 0033-6572 (print) • ISSN 1936-7163 (online)

July/August 2011
Volume 42 , Issue 7

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A Rare Case Of Sialolithiasis Of The Lower Lip Simulating A Mucocele And Review Of The Literature

Hiroyuki Okada, DDS, PhD/Machiyo Yokokawa, DDS/Masamichi Komiya, DDS, PhD/Yoshiaki Akimoto, DDS, PhD/Takashi Kaneda, DDS, PhD/Hirotsugu Yamamoto, DDS, PhD

Pages: 589594
PMID: 21716987

Sialolithiasis of the minor salivary glands, especially in the lower lip, is rare. We report a case of sialolithiasis of the lower lip simulating a mucocele as well as review four additional cases affecting the lower lip and 39 cases affecting the upper lip, together with details of the clinical and histopathologic findings. (Quintessence Int 2011;42:589594)

Key words: lip, mucocele, sialolithiasis

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