Mucocele is the most common type of oral mucosal lesion. It is caused by an accumulation of mucous secretion as a result of trauma, lip biting habits, or a modify in the minor salivary gland. Mucocele can occur anywhere in the oral mucosa, including the lip, cheeks, and floor of the mouth. It can be treated by a number of approaches. These include excision by scalpel, electrosurgery, laser ablation and intralesional corticosteroid injections. With advancements in pediatric dentistry, especially when treating young children, it is critical to plan treatment that gives the minimum amount of discomfort. Electrocautery can be the treatment of choice for mucocele as it can alleviate the patient's anxiety and discomfort.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)680-684
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of International Dental and Medical Research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2022


  • Children
  • Electrocautery
  • Mucocele


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