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Parapharyngeal Tumours Our Experience

This study is conducted to evaluate the clini-copathological features and the management of parapharyngeal space tumours. This study is conducted as a retrospective analysis of patients from 2008 to 2010 at Madras Medi-cal College , Rajiv Gandhi General Hospital, Chennai. All the patients were diagnosed on the basis of clinical examination, FNAC, radio-logical imaging. Total number of patients was 13 out of which 6 were women and 7 males. Age group varied from 25 to 55 years average 35 years. All thirteen patients underwent sur-gical excision of tumour by transcervical ap-proach. There was no major post operative complication. All patients are followed over a period of three years.

Author(s): Rajasekar MK, Vijaynivas A