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Ranula MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ranula
Tree Number(s)
C04.182.766
C07.465.780
Unique ID
D011900
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011900
Annotation
non-neoplastic
Scope Note
A form of retention cyst of the floor of the mouth, usually due to obstruction of the ducts of the submaxillary or sublingual glands, presenting a slowly enlarging painless deep burrowing mucocele of one side of the mouth. It is also called sublingual cyst and sublingual ptyalocele.
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1994/05/24
Ranula Preferred
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