Published: 2017-02-09

Management of late presenting giant benign tumours of head and neck

Sumit Chattopadhyay, Aloke Bose Majumdar, Dipayan Biswas, Shib Shankar Paul


Various benign tumours of the head and neck presents commonly to the Otorhinolaryngologists in their day to day practice, but their very late presentations, due to neglect by the patient, with a history of 10 to 15 years old tumours in the respective cases as discussed below, are rare. Surgery of these large variant of tumours are a challenge to us. Here we discuss 3 such case reports of very unusual benign tumours of the head and neck along with a brief discussion of the operative steps and a brief review of literature respectively.


Benign, Parotid, Pleomorphic adenoma, FNAC, Facial nerve, Colloid goiter, Lipoma, Parotidectomy

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