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Parasitic cyst of cheek! A rare but considerable differential diagnosis: An ultrasonography and color Doppler guided case report


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Case Report

Author Details : Shakuntala Soujanya V*, Harshavardhan , Suresh umar M, Prabhakar Rao

Volume : 5, Issue : 1, Year : 2019

Article Page : 22-25

https://10.18231/j.ijmi.2019.006



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Abstract

The occurrence of parasitic cysts in head and neck region occurs by chance where it is commonly seen in people with varying dietary habits and life style but when it comes to oral cavity particularly buccal mucosa its preponderance is very rare and most of the times it gets confused with many of its similar group of lesions such as lipoma, mucocele, hemangioma, etc. It’s the specific investigations like ultrasonography, FNAC and biopsy which finally helps in making systematic diagnosis of these parasitic cysts. These article focuses on reporting one of such a kind of case report.

Keywords: Asymptomatic swelling, Cheek region, Lipoma, Sialography, Ultrasonography, Color Doppler, Biopsy.


How to cite : Shakuntala Soujanya V, Harshavardhan, Suresh Umar M, Rao P , Parasitic cyst of cheek! A rare but considerable differential diagnosis: An ultrasonography and color Doppler guided case report. IP Int J Maxillofac Imaging 2019;5(1):22-25

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