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Submandibulectomy

Submandibulectomy is a surgical procedure aimed at removing the submandibular gland, often due to conditions such as tumors or chronic infections. At Emirates Hospitals Group in Dubai, our specialized surgeons perform submandibulectomy with precision and care to alleviate symptoms and improve overall health.

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Symptoms Requiring Submandibulectomy

If you experience these symptoms, consulting with our specialists at Emirates Hospitals Group can help determine if submandibulectomy is necessary. Symptoms that may necessitate submandibulectomy include:

  • Swelling: Persistent swelling in the area beneath the jaw.
  • Pain: Chronic pain or discomfort around the submandibular gland.
  • Difficulty Swallowing: Especially if associated with recurrent infections or stones in the gland.
  • Tumors: Presence of tumors or suspicious growths affecting the submandibular gland.

Diagnosis of Submandibulectomy Candidates

Diagnosing conditions requiring submandibulectomy involves specific evaluations:

  • Physical Examination: Assessment of symptoms and physical signs by a specialist.
  • Imaging Studies: Utilizing techniques such as ultrasound or CT scans to visualize the submandibular gland and surrounding structures.
  • Biopsy: Removing a small tissue sample for laboratory examination to confirm the presence of tumors or infections.

Procedures for Submandibulectomy in Dubai

Emirates Hospitals Group offers expert submandibulectomy procedures tailored to patient needs:

  • Surgical Approach: Carefully planned surgical removal of the submandibular gland while preserving nearby nerves and blood vessels.
  • Minimally Invasive Techniques: When appropriate, minimally invasive methods are utilized to reduce scarring and promote faster recovery.

Recovery Process After Submandibulectomy

Recovering from submandibulectomy involves several stages:

  • Hospital Stay and Monitoring: Post-operative care in a specialized unit with monitoring of vital signs and pain management.
  • Wound Care: Proper care of the surgical site to prevent infection and promote healing.
  • Rehabilitation: Guidance on exercises and techniques to restore normal function, such as swallowing and speech therapy if necessary.
  • Follow-Up Care: Scheduled appointments to monitor recovery progress and address any concerns.

At Emirates Hospitals Group, our skilled surgeons prioritize patient care and successful outcomes for submandibulectomy procedures in Dubai. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with our experienced ENT specialists.

Last update date: 08-07-2024

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