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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 73-75

Congenital mucocele of the tongue in a neonate

Department of Pediatric Surgery, IGIMS, Patna, Bihar, India

Correspondence Address:
Zaheer Hasan
D 6/2, IGIMS Patna 14, Patna, Bihar
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jigims.jigims_5_21

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Congenital mucocele presenting over the anterior dorsum of the tongue is an uncommon condition where the infant is usually presented with fluctuant swelling in the oral cavity rarely with respiratory distress along with feeding difficulty. It was successfully managed by initial aspiration, followed by marsupialization in a neonate.

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