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Is the incidence rate of ranulas affected by gender or age?

Simple ranulas (the most typical form) occur more frequently in women than men. Plunging ranulas (the rarest form) occur more frequently in men. People aged 30 and younger have a higher incidence of getting a ranula.

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What is the rate of incidence for ranulas?
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Simple ranulas (the most typical form) are not common. They occur in about two of every 10,000 peopl...
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What increases my risk for a ranula?
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Mouth surgery may increase the risk for getting a ranula. Some ranulas form spontaneously, but other...
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What is a plunging ranula?
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A ranula is a mucous cyst found on the floor of the mouth. For a plunging ranula, the cyst extends b...
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Is there a cure for a ranula?
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Surgery to remove the cyst and blocked gland is the best cure for a ranula and typically prevents re...
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