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What is the rate of incidence for ranulas?

Simple ranulas (the most typical form) are not common. They occur in about two of every 10,000 people. In a study of 1,303 salivary gland cysts, only 42 of the cysts were ranula. Plunging ranulas (the least typical form) are even more rare.

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What is a simple ranula?
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A ranula is a mucous cyst found on the floor of the mouth. For a simple ranula, the mass is containe...
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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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How common are mouth cysts (ranulas)?
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Ranulas, or mouth cysts, are common. According to one estimate, about 2.5 ranulas are found per ...
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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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