Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy

Corresponding Author

Dr. Uma Maheswari M.S


Homoeopathy, repertorization, Silicea, Lower lip, Mucocele.

Article Type

Case Report


Introduction: A mucocele is a mucus-containing benign cystic lesion of the salivary gland. Based on the histological features, they are classified into two types, mucous retention cysts and mucous extravasation cysts. They appear in the minor salivary glands due to mechanical damage to the gland or its duct. The case study presented here is a detailed analysis of a 6-year-old male child affected by mucocele of the lower lip and its homoeopathic treatment and significance. Case Summary: A 6-year-old child presented with complaint of a swelling over the mucosa of the lower lip. Initially, the swelling was small, but it increased in size for 5 weeks. After a detailed case study and repertorisation, the patient was prescribed Silicea 200C, one dose, once in 2 weeks, for 8 weeks. The Modified Naranjo Criteria Score for causal attribution was nine. This case brings to light the usefulness of Silicea 200C in the treatment of mucocele of the lower lip.

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Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy

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