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Figure 5: A-F: Marsupialization of a mucocele. (A) Local anesthesia with 2% lignocaine and adrenaline solution is injected around the lesion. (B) A chalazion clamp is applied to ensnare the lesion, enabling easier grip. (C) The first incision is made over the top of the cyst. Note the gelatinous material being extruded, which is removed. (D) The second incision is made perpendicular to the first one, making a cross. The contents of the mucocele are totally evacuated. (E) The four flaps of the roof of the mucocele are then excised with the help of a scissors. (F) Postremoval of flaps, it can be seen that the floor of the mucocele becomes a part of the floor of the labial mucosa. Only mild bleeding is seen from the edges, which can be easily controlled with pressure.

Figure 5: A-F: Marsupialization of a mucocele. (A) Local anesthesia with 2% lignocaine and adrenaline solution is injected around the lesion. (B) A chalazion clamp is applied to ensnare the lesion, enabling easier grip. (C) The first incision is made over the top of the cyst. Note the gelatinous material being extruded, which is removed. (D) The second incision is made perpendicular to the first one, making a cross. The contents of the mucocele are totally evacuated. (E) The four flaps of the roof of the mucocele are then excised with the help of a scissors. (F) Postremoval of flaps, it can be seen that the floor of the mucocele becomes a part of the floor of the labial mucosa. Only mild bleeding is seen from the edges, which can be easily controlled with pressure.