Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2021 Sep 23;148:110810. Epub 2021 Jun 23.
State University of Maringa, Mandacaru Avenue, 1550, ZIP CODE 87.083-240, Maringá, PR, Brazil.
Objective: The aim of this article was to conduct a 25-year retrospective study within an oral surgery department, on the incidence of the ranula in children and its ideal treatment, associated with a literature review on the plunging ranula in pediatrics.
Methods: A retrospective review of the medical records of pediatric patients (0-12 years) from 1995 to 2020 was performed in an oral surgery department in Maringá/Brazil. The examined data included age of the patients, sex, clinical signs, time of evolution and follow-up, complementary exams, type of ranula, diagnostic hypothesis, surgical procedures and accesses, complications and recurrence. Read More