Volume : IX, Issue : VII, July - 2020

A Clinical Study of Benign Neck Swellings in adults and its Management

Dr Dipjyoti Barman, Dr Arjun Roy, Dr Kalpana Sharma

Abstract :

Background: Swellings of the neck are interesting to surgeons especially because of the complex neck anatomy and difficult differential diagnosis. Diagnosis of neck swelling is always been very difficult and challenging. The aim is to study the incidence of different type of neck swellings in adult age group and also to discuss their age and sex–wise distribution, clinical features, presentation, diagnostic modalities and treatment. Methods: This is a prospective study, conducted at Department of ENT, Gauhati Medical College and Hospital from 1St July 2017 to 30th June 2018 for a duration of 1 year. Results: A total of 100 cases were studied during this period. Out of 100 cases, thyroid swelling (40%), salivary gland swelling (23%) and tuberculosis (20%) was found. People over a wide range of age group between 18–60 years were affected. Conclusions: Thyroid swelling was found to be the commonest followed by salivary gland swelling. Thyroid swelling occur most commonly in females than males. In all the cases treatment of choice mostly surgical excision.

Keywords :

Neck swelling   surgical excision  

Article: Download PDF    DOI : https://www.doi.org/10.36106/paripex  

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A CLINICAL STUDY OF BENIGN NECK SWELLINGS IN ADULTS AND ITS MANAGEMENT, Dr Dipjyoti Barman, Dr Arjun Roy, Dr Kalpana Sharma PARIPEX-INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH : Volume-9 | Issue-7 | July-2020


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