• trauma
  • The cause of salivary mucoceles is rarely identified, although trauma such as from choke collars, bite wounds, or chewing on foreign materials is generally considered to be the most likely initiating event. (acvs.org)
  • Sialadenitis is inflammation of a salivary gland, usually caused by infections, although there are other less common causes of inflammation such as irradiation, allergic reactions or trauma. (wikipedia.org)
  • lesion
  • Abstract: The paranasal sinus mucocele is an epithelised cystic lesion containing fluid and is characterized by non-neoplastic expansion of the paranasal sinuses due to its capacity to erode the overlying bone. (dentisty.org)
  • fluid
  • It is essential a variation of the cervical mucocele, but the fluid accumulation is almost entirely within the throat (pharynx). (acvs.org)
  • surgical
  • citation needed] Several types of procedures are available for the surgical removal of mucoceles. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • often
  • Examining the pets with sedation on their back (Figure 3) often allows the mucocele to migrate to the affected side. (acvs.org)
  • Persons with reduced salivary flow or hyposalivation often suffer from dry mouth or xerostomia, which can result in severe dental caries (tooth decay) as a result of the loss of the protective effects of saliva. (wikipedia.org)
  • type
  • Known as a "superficial mucocele", this type presents as single or multiple vesicles and bursts into an ulcer. (wikipedia.org)