Case Report

Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 71, Issue 3, pp 154-155

First online:

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

  • Ashok K. GuptaAffiliated withDayanand Medical College & Hospital
  • , Ramneesh GargAffiliated withDayanand Medical College & Hospital Email author 
  • , Ashish GuptaAffiliated withDayanand Medical College & Hospital

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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.


Mucocele Tongue New born