Head & Neck Surgery

Lemierre’s syndrome

Lemierre’s syndrome (also known as postanginal septicemia) is a rare, life-threatening complication of oropharyngeal / deep neck space infections (parapharyngeal abscess, retropharyngeal abscess etc..) with significant mortality. It is the septic […]
Posted on

Read more

തൈറോയ്ഡ് ശസ്ത്രക്രിയ എങ്ങനെ? വേണ്ടതെപ്പോൾ?

ചിത്രശലഭത്തിന്റെ ആകൃതിയിൽ കഴുത്തിന്റെ മുന്നിൽ ആയി സ്ഥിതി ചെയുന്ന ഒരു ഗ്രന്ഥിയാണ് തൈറോയ്ഡ് ഗ്രന്ഥി. തൈറോയ്ഡ് ഹോർമോണുകൾ ഉൽപാദിപ്പിക്കുക എന്നതാണ് തൈറോയ്ഡ് ഗ്രന്ഥിയുടെ ജോലി. തൈറോയ്ഡ് ഹോർമോൺ തലച്ചോറ്, ഹൃദയം, പേശികൾ, ശരീരത്തിലെ മറ്റ് അവയവങ്ങൾ എന്നിവയെ ആവശ്യമുള്ളതുപോലെ പ്രവർത്തിക്കാനും സഹായിക്കുന്നു. […]
Posted on

Read more

Parapharyngeal Space Anatomy and Clinical Importance

Parapharyngeal space (PPS) is a potential space filled with fat and areolar tissue, lying laterally on either side of pharynx, bounded and subdivided by various condensation of fascia. It is […]
Posted on

Read more

Peritonsillar abscess / Quinsy – Clinical presentation and Treatment

Peritonsillar abscess commonly known as Quinsy is localized collections of pus in the peritonsillar space usually occurs as a complication of acute tonsillitis. Peritonsillar space fibrous capsule of palatine tonsils […]
Posted on

Read more

Milan System for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytopathology

Introduction Salivary gland lesions present a diagnostic challenge for clinicians due to their diverse and complex nature. Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) is a valuable tool in the preoperative evaluation of these […]
Posted on

Read more

Recurrent Parotitis of Childhood / Juvenile recurrent parotitis

Recurrent Parotitis of Childhood also known as Juvenile recurrent parotitis is second most common inflammatory disorder of salivary glands in childhood after mumps. It can occur at any age, but […]
Posted on

Read more

World Head and Neck Cancer Day! Join the Fight Against Head & Neck Cancer

Cancer, an adversary that knows no boundaries, continues to impact lives around the world. Among its many forms, head and neck cancer stands as a formidable challenge, affecting thousands of […]
Posted on

Read more

Thyroid Cancer – Patient information

The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland located in front of the neck. Thyroid gland produces thyroid hormones. It is secreted into the blood and then reaches all the cells […]
Posted on

Read more

തൈറോയ്ഡ് ക്യാൻസർ – അറിയേണ്ടത്

തൈറോയ്ഡ് ഗ്രന്ഥി എന്നത് ചിത്രശലഭത്തിന്റെ ആകൃതിയിൽ കഴുത്തിന്റെ മുന്നിൽ ആയി സ്ഥിതി ചെയുന്ന ഒരു ഗ്രന്ഥിയാണ്. തൈറോയ്ഡ് ഹോർമോണുകൾ ഉൽപാദിപ്പിക്കുക എന്നതാണ് തൈറോയ്ഡ് ഗ്രന്ഥിയുടെ ജോലി. അത് രക്തത്തിലേക്ക് സ്രവിക്കുകയും പിന്നീട് ശരീരത്തിലെ എല്ലാ കോശങ്ങളിലേക്കും എത്തുകയും ചെയ്യുന്നു. തൈറോയ്ഡ് ഹോർമോൺ […]
Posted on

Read more

Updated Guidelines for Management of Thyroid Disease in Adults

Thyroidectomy is a commonly performed surgical procedure for the partial/complete removal of the thyroid gland. According to the United states data, over 100,000 thyroid operations are performed annually in the […]
Posted on

Read more

Important Triangles in Thyroid Surgery

Thyroidectomy is a surgical procedure involving removal of the thyroid glands. The procedure can be a hemi-thyroidectomy (partial removal) or can be a total thyroidectomy. The most important thing about […]
Posted on

Read more

TNM Staging of Salivary Gland Cancers

Once a person is diagnosed with cancer, the next step before deciding on treatment options is a determination of the stage of the cancer. Staging of salivary gland cancers is […]
Posted on

Read more

Classifications of Neck Dissection

Neck dissection (ND) is a complex surgical operation involving the removal of potential or proven metastases to cervical lymph nodes. The aim of the procedure is to remove lymph nodes […]
Posted on

Read more

Inverted Papilloma – Clinical features, Diagnosis and Treatment

Inverted papilloma is a rare, benign but locally aggressive neoplasm that arises in the Schneiderian epithelium which lines the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses. It is also known as Ringertz […]
Posted on

Read more

Radiotherapy is better than TORS for Oropharyngeal Cancers – ORATOR Says

The mainstay of treatment for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma is chemoradiotherapy. The separation of oropharyngeal cancers into Human papillomavirus (HPV) positive and negative based on the etiology has shown that […]
Posted on

Read more