The plunging ranula is an uncommon condition
which presents itself as a fluctuating swelling in the
neck. It is less frequent during childhood. The ranula,
which is usually originated from sublingual gland,
is called the plunging ranula when it affects the submandibulary
space and adjacent structures in the
neck. There are a lot of different methods used in
surgical treatment. In this study, we present a plunging
ranula case which was performed by excision of
the pseudocyst and ipsilateral sublingual gland with
transoral approach in a five-year-old girl. There has
been no recurrence in four-year follow-up period.
FREE FULL TEXTAnahtar Kelimeler: Ranula; rekürrens; sublingual bez.