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Is dissection of level IV necessary in patients with negative neck oral cancer?

Supraomohyoid neck dissection (SOHND) refers to the removal of lymph nodes contained in levels I-III and is currently referred to as a selective neck dissection levels I-III. This type of neck dissection has been frequently used in the management of...

SCC of pinna – which histological features could predict prognosis?

Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the pinna is reported to have a higher rate of metastasis than cutaneous SCC originating from elsewhere - up to 16% compared with less than 2% for the latter. The authors aimed to assess...

The TWJ Foundation internationally

The TWJ Foundation offers annual overseas major clinical fellowships in otology, neurotology and lateral skull-base surgery.

First signs of late nodal metastases

This is a retrospective review of 65 patients who had late metastases during follow-up after initial curative treatment. They analyse the detection methods of palpation, ultrasound, CT and subjective symptoms. Palpation detected the nodes in 31 patients, ultrasound in 17,...

6th Rhinocon 2023

Dr Sarfraz Latif presenting 'Nonsurgical concerns improving FESS results.' Syed Ahmed Shahzaeem Hussain, Third Year Postgraduate Trainee, ENT Department, Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan and Syeda Anum Fatima Naqvi, Medical Student, Nishtar Medical University, Multan. The enchanting city streets of...

CT chest surveillance for oral cancer patients

Computed tomography (CT) imaging of the chest is performed as part of the assessment of patients with oral cancer to exclude pulmonary metastasis or synchronous cancer. This process is integral to staging of the disease. In some cases, non-specific pulmonary...

Significance of abnormal retropharyngeal nodes in head and neck cancer

Abnormal retropharyngeal lymph nodes (RLN) have prognostic relevance for patients with oral, oropharyngeal or nasopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). However, consensus on the evaluation and management of abnormal RLN in these patients is lacking. The authors of this paper provided...

Neck dissection in adenoid cystic carcinoma is a risk worth taking?

This paper from Stanford University presents impressive figures to guide the debate on the extent of surgical management in adenoid cystic disease. Adenoid cystic carcinomas present a particular problem in that they can recur even after 20 years. They have...

2020 Unmasked: The unmasking of a masked society - By Rele Ologunde

The year 2020 will be embossed in the archives of history and be remembered like none other before it. The dialogue will largely be centred upon the COVID-19 pandemic, the varied response to it by governments across the world and...

Malignant change of pleomorphic adenoma

Pleomorphic adenoma is the most common salivary gland tumour. The potential to undergo malignant transformation is rare but well described. The authors of this article present a case report of metastasis where the preceding submandibular gland pleomorphic adenoma preserves its...

Predicting which oropharyngeal SCC HPV-positive patients should avoid de-escalated treatment

This study is timely for many reasons and raises very important questions in the management of the current rise in HPV-positive patients with oropharyngeal cancer (OPC). The uniqueness of this group within head and neck cancer in terms of favourable...