Accessory sublingual gland prolapsing through mylohyoid boutonnière

Case contributed by Dr Matthew Bull

Patient Data

Gender: Male

US of left level 1 reveals a defect in the mylohyoid muscle, known as a boutonniere. Accessory sublingual tissue prolapses asymptomatically through the defect upon swallowing.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.