Objective: In ranula etiology, trauma in submandibular and sublingual
glands and trauma in secretory ducts have role. There are many different
treatment strategies ranging from drainage to ekcision of sublingual
gland with ranula. Aim of this study is evaluation of the effects of
usage of surgicel in ranula surgery instead of marsupialization with
gauze ped. Materials and methods: We included 26 patients to our study
who had sublingual ranula surgery and fulfil study criteria Results:
Significant differences were not determined according to age,sex,
anesthesia type and ranula size. Infection signs were not seen in
post-operative one week control of patients. In six months controls,
oral base wound was healed totally and there were no relapse cases.
Conclusions: In result of this study, We showed that using of surgicel
with marsupialization is an effective therapeutic method and it
decreases relaps rates in ranula patients.