Parapharyngeal space tumours.

  title={Parapharyngeal space tumours.},
  author={Ruth Stanley},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  volume={20 5},
  • Ruth Stanley
  • Published 1991 in Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Parapharyngeal space tumours are rare, forming 0.5% of all head and neck tumours. They are of interest because of the varied histological types, diagnostic puzzle and challenge at surgical excision. Thirteen patients, seen over an eight year period (from 1981 to 1988) in the Department of Otolaryngology, Singapore General Hospital, are presented. Clinically most patients presented with a painless upper neck lump and on examination, a lateral pharyngeal wall bulge was noted. The main… CONTINUE READING
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