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Parotid Surgery

Parotid surgery involves procedures aimed at treating conditions affecting the parotid gland, including tumors and infections. At Emirates Hospitals Group in Dubai, our specialized ENT surgeons perform parotid surgery with advanced techniques to ensure optimal outcomes and patient satisfaction.

Symptoms Requiring Parotid Surgery

Symptoms that may necessitate parotid surgery include:

  • Lump or Mass: Noticeable swelling or lump in the cheek or jaw area.
  • Facial Weakness: Particularly if affecting facial expressions.
  • Pain or Discomfort: Persistent pain or discomfort near the ear or jaw.
  • Changes in Facial Appearance: Asymmetry or swelling on one side of the face.

If you experience these symptoms, consulting with our specialists at Emirates Hospitals Group can lead to accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

Diagnosis of Parotid Conditions

Diagnosing conditions requiring parotid surgery involves specific evaluations:

  • Imaging Studies: Utilizing advanced imaging techniques such as ultrasound, CT scans, or MRI to visualize the parotid gland and assess any abnormalities.
  • Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA): Extracting fluid or tissue samples from the parotid gland using a thin needle for microscopic examination to confirm the presence of tumors or infections.

Procedures for Parotid Surgery in Dubai

Emirates Hospitals Group offers various surgical procedures for parotid conditions:

  • Parotidectomy: Surgical removal of part or all of the parotid gland, depending on the extent and nature of the condition.
  • Facial Nerve Preservation: Careful techniques to preserve facial nerve function during surgery, crucial for maintaining facial movement and expression.

Recovery Process After Parotid Surgery

Recovering from parotid surgery involves comprehensive support and monitoring:

  • Hospital Stay and Monitoring: Post-operative care in a specialized unit with monitoring of vital signs, wound care, and pain management.
  • Facial Rehabilitation: Access to rehabilitation services such as facial exercises or physical therapy to restore facial muscle function and appearance.
  • Follow-Up Care: Regular appointments to monitor healing, assess facial nerve function, and discuss any concerns or potential complications.

At Emirates Hospitals Group, our experienced ENT surgeons are dedicated to providing personalized care and effective treatment options for parotid surgery in Dubai. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn more about our specialized ENT services.

Last update date: 08-07-2024

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