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English

Congenital lingual cysts

Published inJournal of pediatric surgery, vol. 42, no. 4, p. E25-27
Publication date2007
Abstract

Congenital lingual cysts are rare congenital tumors of the oropharynx, which should be suspected when the tongue appears enlarged by a mass. Prenatal diagnosis by ultrasound allows for an optimal management at the time of delivery because the mass can obstruct the airways. Unless the cyst enlarges and hinders feeding or breathing, surgical treatment is indicated only a few months after birth because spontaneous regression can sometimes be observed.

Keywords
  • Cysts/congenital/surgery
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male
  • Tongue Diseases/congenital/surgery
Citation (ISO format)
KARAM, Oliver Laurent et al. Congenital lingual cysts. In: Journal of pediatric surgery, 2007, vol. 42, n° 4, p. E25–27. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2007.01.060
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