Fig. (1) Clinical, surgical and histopathological aspects of mucocele. (a) A large bluish nodule on the buccal mucosa; (b) Depressability of the lesion on palpation; (c) Dissection showing the translucent aspect of the lesion; (d) Macroscopic aspect of the lesion following its complete excision; (e) Histological section presenting mucosal epithelium and granulation tissue surrounded spilled mucin and foamy macrophages (haematoxylin and eosin stain, 100x); (f) Twelve months follow-up showing complete healing and absence of fibrosis.

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