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  1. 15 April, 2019

    Salivary gland tumour: Causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

    Tumor de la glándula salival


    Salivary gland tumours are abnormal cells that grow, either in the salivary gland itself or in the ducts that drain them. Salivary glands are located around the mouth. They produce saliva, which moistens food to help us chew and swallow. Saliva also helps protect teeth from decay. Salivary gland tumours are a rare condition that are usually benign, slow growing and with a good prognosis.

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  2. 17 January, 2019

    What are skull base tumors?


    The skull base is the area in between the eyes and behind the nose all the way up to the brain and spinal cord. It one of the/ or the more complex are in the whole body beacuse multiple nerves and the major blood vessels of the brain, head and neck pass through it. The skull base tumors are rare, affecting less than 1 in 100 000 people per year. They are histologically a diverse group of tumors and potentially pose significant management problems due to their close proximity to the orbit and intracranial cavity.

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  3. 4 January, 2019

    Treatment for perforated nasal septum


    The perforation of the nasal septum is a medical condition in which, the cartilaginous membrane dividing the nostrils develops a hole or fissure. A perforated nasal septum may cause annoying symptoms such as nasal obstruction, mucus discharge, nasal crusts and frequent nosebleeds. It is usually a consequence of previous nasal surgeries. Not as a consequence of bad practice, but because it is one of the risks when manipulating the nasal septum. Other common causes are repeated traumatisms and cauterizations on the nasal septum and / or nasal packings in people with repeated nosebleeds (epistaxis).
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