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Mucous retention cyst

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Mucous retention cyst

Mucus retention cyst on the ventral tongue in 22-year-old man.

A mucous retention cyst is a cyst caused by an obstruction of a duct, usually belonging to the parotid gland or a minor salivary gland. See also Mucocele.

Mucous retention cyst in maxillary sinus


  • Kahn, Michael A. Basic Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. Volume 1. 2001.

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