Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL)

Case Series Volume 2 Issue 3

A Case Series of Submandibulectomy Approach in Pathology of the Submandibular Gland

Tan Shi Nee1,2* and Rubinderan Muthusamy3

1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Hospital Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia
2KPJ University College, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
3Department of Oral Maxillofacial, Hospital Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia

*Corresponding Author: Tan Shi Nee, Department of Otorhinolaringology – Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Received: February 13, 2020; Published: February 24, 2020



  Treatment of Submandibular gland enlargement due to either neoplastic or non neoplastic diseases are submandibulectomy. It can be approached via transoral or transcervical. The aim of this case series is to demostrate that transcervical approach is the most preferred way because it allow wider exposure of surgical field and safer. Here, we showed a case series of same approach via transcervical for submandibulectomy for submandibular pleomorphic adenoma, recurrent sialolithiasis and plunging ranula. There were no post operative complication noted in all the three patients.

Keywords: Submandibular Gland; Approach; Excision; Submandibulectomy



Citation: Tan Shi Nee and Rubinderan Muthusamy. “A Case Series of Submandibulectomy Approach in Pathology of the Submandibular Gland". Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 2.3 (2020): 34-37.


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