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Ranula Summary

Description: A form of retention cyst of the floor of the mouth, usually due to obstruction of the ducts of the submaxillary or sublingual glands, presenting a slowly enlarging painless deep burrowing mucocele of one side of the mouth. It is also called sublingual cyst and sublingual ptyalocele.

Also Known As: Ranulas

Networked: 66 relevant articles (7 outcomes, 11 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Ranula

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Picibanil : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 20 results : IBA
  2. Nickel : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  3. gluconic acid (gluconate) : 1 study in 2 results : FDA 14 Generic
  4. Silk : 1 result : FDA 1
  5. Type A Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum A Toxin) : 1 result : FDA 2
  6. Dental Implants (Dental Implant) : 1 result : IBA
  7. Fibrin Tissue Adhesive (Fibrin Sealant) : 1 result : IBA
  8. Antithyroid Agents (Antithyroid Drugs) : 1 result : IBA
  9. Silicones : 1 result : IBA
  10. RNA (Ribonucleic Acid) : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Ranula

  1. Lymphangioma (Cavernous Lymphangioma)
  2. Sclerosis
  3. Mucocele
  4. Cysts
  5. Branchioma (Branchial Cleft Cysts)
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Key Therapies for Ranula

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  1. Sclerotherapy : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 11 results
  2. Intralesional Injections : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results
  3. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) : 2 studies in 4 results
  4. Oral Surgery (Maxillofacial Surgery) : 1 study in 2 results
  5. Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) : 1 study in 1 result
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