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13 Possible Causes for Sublingual Nodules

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  • Lipoid Proteinosis

    A 10-year-old boy presented with a hoarse voice, acneiform scars and yellow skin nodules, as well as beaded eyelid papules and a thickened sublingual frenulum.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of the Salivary Gland

    About 75 to 80% are benign, slow-growing, movable, painless, usually solitary nodules beneath normal skin or mucosa.[merckmanuals.com] About 85% of salivary gland tumors occur in the parotid glands, followed by the submandibular and minor salivary glands, and about 1% occur in the sublingual glands.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Parotid Gland Adenoma and Adenocarcinoma

    About 75 to 80% are benign, slow-growing, movable, painless, usually solitary nodules beneath normal skin or mucosa.[msdmanuals.com] About 85% of salivary gland tumors occur in the parotid glands, followed by the submandibular and minor salivary glands, and about 1% occur in the sublingual glands.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Malignant Parotid Tumor

    About 75 to 80% are benign, slow-growing, movable, painless, usually solitary nodules beneath normal skin or mucosa.[merckmanuals.com] About 85% of salivary gland tumors occur in the parotid glands, followed by the submandibular and minor salivary glands, and about 1% occur in the sublingual glands.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Sialolithiasis

    Sublingual gland. There are thought to be a series of stages that lead to the formation of a calculus ( lithogenesis ).[en.wikipedia.org] […] lymphadenitis (infection). [3] Bad Breath. [3] Rarely, when stones form in the minor salivary glands, there is usually only slight local swelling in the form of a small nodule[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Tongue Disease

    […] and around the submandibular-sublingual gland orifices.  But they are rarely symptomatic  They represent a normal age change  Petechial hemorrhages and telangiectases[slideshare.net] Superficial vascular changes:  Lingual varicosities are evident as prominent purplish blue spots, nodules, and redges, usually on the anterior ventral surface of the tongue[slideshare.net]

  • Transient Sarcoidosis

    Darier-Roussy Type Presence of subcutaneous non-painful nodules.[slideshare.net] […] parotid enlargement, anterior uveitis, facial nerve palsy (can get lethargy, papilledema, meningism) Mikulicz’s Syndrome Bilateral sarcoidosis of the parotid, submandibular, sublingual[slideshare.net]

  • Submandibular Duct Calculus

    Sublingual gland. There are thought to be a series of stages that lead to the formation of a calculus ( lithogenesis ).[en.wikipedia.org] […] lymphadenitis (infection). [3] Bad Breath. [3] Rarely, when stones form in the minor salivary glands, there is usually only slight local swelling in the form of a small nodule[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Parotid Duct Obstruction

    Sublingual gland. There are thought to be a series of stages that lead to the formation of a calculus ( lithogenesis ).[en.wikipedia.org] […] lymphadenitis (infection). [3] Bad Breath. [3] Rarely, when stones form in the minor salivary glands, there is usually only slight local swelling in the form of a small nodule[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Tonsillar Lymphoepithelioma

    Firm and freely movable and covered by normal appearing, smooth, and intact mucosa Red, firm rounded nodule, and from 1 to 3 mm (i) A focus of lymphoid tissue including follicles[docksci.com] […] of the floor of the mouth Firm and greyish-white mass A smooth surface, an oval shape, and a rubber-like consistency Oval, pink, lucent, rounded, and firm papule on the sublingual[docksci.com]

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