Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 71, Issue 3, pp 154–155

Large mucocele involving the ventral surface of tongue in a new born: rare occurrence


  • Ashok K. Gupta
    • Dayanand Medical College & Hospital
    • Dayanand Medical College & Hospital
  • Ashish Gupta
    • Dayanand Medical College & Hospital
Case Report

DOI: 10.1007/s12262-009-0041-4

Cite this article as:
Gupta, A.K., Garg, R. & Gupta, A. Indian J Surg (2009) 71: 154. doi:10.1007/s12262-009-0041-4


This report describes a case of new born baby with large swelling involving the ventral surface of the tongue. Antenatal history was not significant. The swelling was causing difficulty in breathing and deglutition. The swelling was excised completely. Histological report was suggestive of intravasation cyst.


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