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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.

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Case information

rID: 33757
Published: 23rd Jan 2015
Last edited: 7th Feb 2021
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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