parotidectomy


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pa·rot·i·dec·to·my

 (pə-rŏt′ĭ-dĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. pa·rot·i·dec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the parotid gland.
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In an audit of 31 parotidectomy cases in Singapore, it was noted that 88% of FS histology concurred with the final histology in contrast to 66.
Surgical procedures offered in this series are Superficial Parotidectomy (40.
Local excision or superficial parotidectomy are considered the surgical procedure of choice for patients with benign parotid tumors, in contrast to total parotidectomy in case of malignant parotid tumors.
The second patient was a 77-year-old female who had facial paralysis after total parotidectomy.
It is also important to differentiate a primary PPS mass from a mass arising from the deep lobe of the parotid because nonvascular masses localized to the PPS may be resected via a submandibular cervical approach while a deep parotid lobe mass might require a total parotidectomy.
The first patient, a 48-year-old woman, presented with what appeared to be a parotid tumor at the stylomastoid foramen; she underwent a parotidectomy, transmastoid facial nerve decompression, and a shave biopsy of the tumor.
Biopsy of nasopharynx under rigid nasal endoscope, total parotidectomy, and selective neck dissection of the left side were performed.
With regard to surgical techniques, Stensen's duct ligation, tympanic neurectomy and superficial or total parotidectomy have been described, but with limited success.
Contract awarded for Ppta Parotidectomy And Sub Mandibulectomy 437
The patient underwent superficial parotidectomy with a caution of not to rupture the cyst and completely remove the tissue.
4 However, it has routinely been used as preemptive analgesia in patient undergoing parotidectomy, tympanomastoid surgery, craniotomy and otoplasty.
Indeed, a diagnosis of ACC typically leads to total parotidectomy and wide dissection, often with sacrifice of the facial nerve, whereas the surgical intervention for pleomorphic or monomorphic adenomas is much more conservative.