Eruptive Oral Mucoceles in a Neonate

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Ghassan Niaz
Ellen H de Moll
Lauren Zinns
Bryan Tassavor
Robert G Phelps


Mucocele, oral mucosa, salivary glands, lower lip


Mucoceles are one of the most common benign mucosal growth in the oral cavity. They may be under-recognized in children. Mucoceles infrequently present in groups. We present an unusual case of eruptive superficial mucoceles in a 6-day old male that served as a diagnostic dilemma.


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