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Answer to Medical Challenge

The answer to yesterday's Medical Challenge is #3 - mucocele.

These lesions are nontender, smooth and usually translucent.  They are commonly found on the cheek or lip and can be the result of repetitive cheek or lip biting.  They usually disappear without any treatment.  Any new growth or lesion in the mouth should be checked out by a physician.

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Comments

Helga said…
I have once experience this kind of lesions.
And without any treatment it just does disappeared.


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Anonymous said…
Ahhh, missed it again.
Health Blog said…
Thanks for the info. The photo of mucocele is so clear that it can be identified easily, if anyone get it.
Nikko said…
Did i just missed this? I think its #4
Toni Brayer, MD said…
Nikko: Nope it is #3.
Rolland said…
Thank you for the post, really useful data.
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