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  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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  •  Breast Surgery
  •  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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Citation: Clin Surg. 2021;6(1):3207.Case Report | Open Access

The Bulky Dermoid Cyst of the Floor of the Mouth

Zhihui Sun, Hao Yu, Zhongqiu Xu , Lei Gao, Hong Guan , Hao Guo , Chengyu Qiu and Hong Chen

The Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao Binhai University, Qingdao Military-civil Integration Hospital, China The First Hospital of Qiqihar, Qiqihar, Heilongjiang, China Affiliated Qiqihar Hospital, Southern Medical University, Qiqihar, Heilongjiang, China Research Center of Microecological Engineering Technology, Qiqihar Medical University, Qiqihar, China These authors contributed equally to this work

*Correspondance to: Chengyu Qiu 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.3207


Bulky dermoid cysts of the floor of the mouth are very rare and may induce functional disorder. We present a 68-year-old Chinese woman who presented a painless swelling in right mandibular. Physical examination revealed a painless, soft, poor mobility, doughlike mass swelling which was reached to the floor of the mouth, and MRI showed a circumscribed mass of about 20.0 cm ? 10.0 cm ? 12.0 cm size. After complete excision of the cyst through an extraoral approach, histology diagnosed dermoid cyst. Dermoid cyst is uncommon found in the floor of the mouth, where there is a soft, painless, associated dyspnea, dysphagia and dysarthria. Imaging may assist diagnosis. Definitive diagnosis is founded on the histology specimen. According to the location and size of the cyst on each occasion, enucleation via intraoral or extraoral approach will be chosen treatment for cyst in the floor of the mouth. Although malignant degeneration of dermoid cyst of the floor of mouth is extremely rare, there are also such situation reports. Thus, it is important to remove a cyst before the opportunity for malignancy.


Cyst; Dermoid cysts; Floor of the mouth

Cite the article

Sun Z, Yu H, Xu Z, Gao L, Guan H, Guo H, et al. The Bulky Dermoid Cyst of the Floor of the Mouth. Clin Surg. 2021; 6: 3207..

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