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  • mouth
  • A non-surgical option that may be effective for a small or newly identified mucocele is to rinse the mouth thoroughly with salt water (one tablespoon of salt per cup) four to six times a day for a few days. (wikipedia.org)
  • fluid
  • The gross appearance of the mass, its fluctuant nature, and the mucoid fluid that was aspirated (Fig. 1) were all suggestive of a rannula (oral mucocele). (blogspot.com)
  • neck
  • This is often noted as a fluctuant, painless swelling of the neck or within the oral cavity. (acvs.org)
  • oral
  • The size of oral mucoceles vary from 1 mm to several centimeters and they usually are slightly transparent with a blue tinge. (wikipedia.org)
  • A pharyngeal mucocele is generally totally undetectable until the oral cavity is examined with sedation. (acvs.org)
  • traumatic
  • A 16-month-old male crossbreed dog, which suffered a previous traumatic incident, was presented for evaluation of a chronic fluctuant right supraorbitary mass. (actaveterinaria.rs)
  • mass
  • Pets with pharyngeal mucoceles may experience respiratory distress because the mass developing in the throat is beginning to obstruct the airway. (acvs.org)
  • midline
  • Occasionally cervical mucoceles migrate to the ventral midline over time, making it difficult to determine whether the problem involves the left or right sided glands (Figure 1). (acvs.org)
  • mouth
  • A non-surgical option that may be effective for a small or newly identified mucocele is to rinse the mouth thoroughly with salt water (one tablespoon of salt per cup) four to six times a day for a few days. (wikipedia.org)
  • intermandibular
  • Generally the development of a cervical mucocele (Figure 1) is seen as a gradually enlarging soft, painless, fluctuant mass in the upper cervical (neck) or intermandibular region. (acvs.org)
  • traumatic
  • A 16-month-old male crossbreed dog, which suffered a previous traumatic incident, was presented for evaluation of a chronic fluctuant right supraorbitary mass. (actaveterinaria.rs)
  • type
  • Known as a "superficial mucocele", this type presents as single or multiple vesicles and bursts into an ulcer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Size
  • The size of oral mucoceles vary from 1 mm to several centimeters and they usually are slightly transparent with a blue tinge. (wikipedia.org)
  • mass
  • Pets with pharyngeal mucoceles may experience respiratory distress because the mass developing in the throat is beginning to obstruct the airway. (acvs.org)