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Salivary Glands
The parotid glands are two large salivary glands that lie just in front of and below your ear on either side of your face. They produce saliva when you eat. An important nerve runs through the parotid gland called the...
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Mouth Cancer
The most common type of oral cavity cancer is squamous cell carcinoma, other cancers such as salivary gland cancers and sarcomas are far less common. In this section, I will be discussing the management of early (stage I and II)...
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Neck Surgery
A neck dissection is an operation to remove lymph nodes from the neck on one or both sides. What are lymph nodes? Lymph nodes are glands that are present throughout your body. You may have felt swollen lymph nodes in...
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Stone in the Salivary Gland
We can provide minimally invasive treatment for salivary stones which can be removed from inside the mouth without a scar to the neck. The first step would be to encourage salivary flow by doing regular warm salt mouth out baths....
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Submandibular Gland Excision
The submandibular gland may be removed for a number of reasons. The most common reason is a recurrent infection and this, in turn, may be secondary to stones forming within the submandibular gland. There are other causes of sialadenitis (inflammation...
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