Year 2020, Volume 10 , Issue 1, Pages 261 - 264 2020-04-25

Retrospective analysis of ranula patients managed with surgical treatment

Fazilet ALTIN [1] , Yalçın ALİMOĞLU [2]


Objective: We aimed to examine patient characteristics, recurrence rate and efficacy of treatment methods in patients who underwent surgery with the diagnosis of ranula in our department retrospectively. The subject is discussed in the light of current literature.
Methods: Twenty-seven patients with ranula managed surgically between 2008 and 2018 were included in this study. The indications, age and sex distribution, surgical pathology reports, surgical methods, complications encountered and recurrence rates were examined retrospectively.
Results: The mean age was 27.48±18.66 years. There were 8 (29.6%) male and 19 (70.4%) female cases. The mean size of the ranula was 3.07±0.35 cm. When the symptoms were evaluated, 23 (85.2%) of the patients had a swelling in the floor of the mouth, 3 (11.1%) had a neck swelling and 1 (3.7%) had swelling on the lower surface of the tongue. The treatment method was marsupialization in 11 (40.7%) patients and ranula cyst excision in 16 (59.3%) patients. Four (14.8%) of these patients had a recurrence. The first surgical procedure was marsupialization in 3 (75%) and cyst excision in 1 (25%) of the cases with recurrence. Of the patients with recurrence, 3 subsequently underwent cyst excision and 1 of the patients underwent marsupialization. No complication or additional recurrence was observed in the follow-up of these patients.
Conclusions: Concerning our ten years of experience with the management of ranula, we can conclude that ranula can be treated by both marsupialization and cyst excision with a low risk of recurrence. 
Ranula, treatment, surgery
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-3326-2050
Author: Fazilet ALTIN (Primary Author)
Institution: Sağlık Bilimleri Üniversitesi, Haseki Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Kulak Burun Boğaz Kliniği
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-8823-6354
Author: Yalçın ALİMOĞLU
Institution: Sağlık Bilimleri Üniversitesi, Haseki Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Kulak Burun Boğaz Kliniği
Country: Turkey


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Dates

Application Date : February 12, 2020
Acceptance Date : March 23, 2020
Publication Date : April 25, 2020

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APA Altın, F , Ali̇moğlu, Y . (2020). Retrospective analysis of ranula patients managed with surgical treatment . ENT Updates , 10 (1) , 261-264 . DOI: 10.32448/entupdates.688446
MLA Altın, F , Ali̇moğlu, Y . "Retrospective analysis of ranula patients managed with surgical treatment" . ENT Updates 10 (2020 ): 261-264 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/entupdates/issue/53920/688446>
Chicago Altın, F , Ali̇moğlu, Y . "Retrospective analysis of ranula patients managed with surgical treatment". ENT Updates 10 (2020 ): 261-264
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ISNAD Altın, Fazilet , Ali̇moğlu, Yalçın . "Retrospective analysis of ranula patients managed with surgical treatment". ENT Updates 10 / 1 (April 2020): 261-264 . https://doi.org/10.32448/entupdates.688446
AMA Altın F , Ali̇moğlu Y . Retrospective analysis of ranula patients managed with surgical treatment. ENT Updates. 2020; 10(1): 261-264.
Vancouver Altın F , Ali̇moğlu Y . Retrospective analysis of ranula patients managed with surgical treatment. ENT Updates. 2020; 10(1): 261-264.