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Volume 6 Issue 9 (September, 2018)

Case Reports

A Rare Case of Midline Dermoid Cyst of the Upper Lip- Case Report
Saurabh Sathe, Navaneeth Yerragudi, Vinoth, Neila Mendonca, Vignesh Prabhu T, Anbu Selvan

Dermoid cysts usually occur in patients at their second or third decade of life. Clinically, the lesion presents as a slow-growing asymptomatic mass, usually located in the midline. Because they are almost always asymptomatic, dermoid cysts are usually diagnosed only after they have reached a considerable size. A 55 year old male patient reported to the department of oral and maxillofacial surgery with a complaint of a conspicuous swelling in upper lip mucosa since 3 months. Circumferential incision was made, layer wise dissection done, and lesion was excised.
Key words: Dermoid cyst, excision, midline, upper lip.

Corresponding Author: Dr. Saurabh Sathe, Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Bhabha College of Dental Sciences, Bhopal, MP, India.

This article may be cited as: Sathe S, Yerragudi N, Vinoth, Mendonca N, TP Vignesh, Selvan A. A Rare Case of Midline Dermoid Cyst of the Upper Lip: Case Report. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2018;6(9):100-102.

 
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