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Plunging ranula


3 year old girl presented with a painless swelling noticed below the right jaw line. It has been slowly increasing in size over the last 9 months. Ultrasound revealed a multiseptated cystic lesion in the floor of mouth. MRI was done for further evaluation.




Axial T2 fat sat
Axial post contrast fat sat T1


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  1. Radiopaedia – ranula.
  2. Macdonald, Andre J., Karen L. Salzman, and H. Ric Harnsberger. “Giant ranula of the neck: differentiation from cystic hygroma.” American journal of neuroradiology 24.4 (2003): 757-761
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