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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 278
Laser vaporization of extravasation type of mucocele of the lower lip with 940-nm diode laser


1 Department of Prosthodontics, Babu Banarsi Das College of Dental Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Babu Banarsi Das College of Dental Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Conservative Dentistry, Babu Banarsi Das College of Dental Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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G Agarwal
Department of Prosthodontics, Babu Banarsi Das College of Dental Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-9290.116684

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A 43-year-old male presented with an asymptomatic swelling of the lower labial mucosa. Examination revealed that the tip of maxillary canine was causing trauma on the affected side. A diagnosis of extravasation type of mucocele was established clinically. Vaporization of the mucocele was done with a 940-nm diode laser in contact mode. The lesion healed uneventfully and there has been no recurrence for 3 months.


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