Congenital ranula.

Maria Inês Marques, Sofia Morais, Sílvia Coutinho, Ochoa de Castro, Ana Isabel Rei


The authors describe a case of congenital ranula diagnosed by a routine prenatal ultrasonography at 21 weeks of gestation. The fetal kariotype was normal. Follow-up ultrasound scans revealed no changes in the size or the position of the cyst. Fetal growth was normal as was the amniotic fluid volume. Surgical treatment was performed 3 days after a normal vaginal delivery, with excellent results.

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