Complications of Parotid Surgery – A Study of 30 Cases

  • Ashim Kumar Biswas Assistant Professor, Dept of Otolaryngology ? Head & Neck Surgery, BSMMU, Dhaka
  • Nasima Akhtar Associate Professor, Dept of Otolaryngology ? Head & Neck Surgery, BSMMU, Dhaka
  • Timir Kumar Debnath Junior Consultant, Specialized Hospital of SAHIC, Mohakhali, Dhaka
  • Anita Sarkar Medical Officer (OSD), Dept of Paediatrics, BSMMU, Dhaka
  • Kazi Sameemus Salam Assistant Professor, Dept of Otolaryngology ? Head & Neck Surgery, BSMMU, Dhaka
Keywords: Complication, Parotid surgery

Abstract

Objectives: To find out the complication of parotid surgery and association of nerve injury with the type of disease pathology and type of parotid surgery.

Methods: This cross-sectional study on 30 cases was carried out in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University & Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka from September 2011 to September 2012. After taking history, clinical examination and investigation (FNAC, CT-scan) diagnosis was confirmed by histopathological examination.

Results: In this study, lowest age was 14 years and highest age 65 years, male to female ration was 1.1:1. 83.33% cases were benign and 16.67% cases were malignant. Most of benign tumors was pleomorphic adenoma (80%). 88% cases involved in superficial lobe. Temporary facial nerve paresis was the most common postoperative complication (29.97%); 6.6% cases develoved permanent facial palsy and hypoesthesia of ear was 26.04%. Most patient regained normal facial nerve function within 6 months from the onset.

Conclusion: Marginal mandibular nerve is the most common branch of facial nerve injury.

Bangladesh J Otorhinolaryngol; April 2015; 21(1): 23-27

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Ashim Kumar Biswas, Assistant Professor, Dept of Otolaryngology ? Head & Neck Surgery, BSMMU, Dhaka


Published
2015-07-27
How to Cite
Biswas, A., Akhtar, N., Debnath, T., Sarkar, A., & Salam, K. (2015). Complications of Parotid Surgery – A Study of 30 Cases. Bangladesh Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, 21(1), 23-27. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v21i1.24292
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