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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : February | Volume : 10 | Issue : 2 | Page : MD01 - MD02

Congenital Atresia of Wharton’s Duct MD01-MD02

Anne Hseu, Premchand Anne, Samantha Anne

Correspondence
Dr. Samantha Anne,
Desk A71, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195.
E-mail: annes@ccf.org

This is a case report of a three-month-old male who presented to clinic with a cystic lesion under the tongue. On clinical examination, a cystic lesion was observed in the, floor-of-mouth. The patient was referred to Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology service for further management. The differential diagnoses for floor-of-mouth lesions should be reviewed with primary focus on the Wharton’s duct atresia and its management. It is crucial to recognize submandibular duct atresia in the primary Paediatric clinic in order to expedite management of lesion before complications arise including infection, enlargement of cyst, and feeding and breathing difficulties.