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SALIVA GLAND ENDOSCOPY – SIALENDOSCOPY

The ducts of the main salivary glands open into the mouth. The process of viewing the inside of the channels by entering these channels with a very thin endoscopic camera system is called salivary gland endoscopy = sialendoscopy. Sialendoscopy is a procedure performed for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. With sialendoscopy, if there is a […]

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SALIVARY GLAND TUMORS

80% of salivary gland tumors originate from the salivary glands in front of both ears, 10% from the salivary glands under the chin, and the rest from other salivary glands. 80% of salivary gland tumors are benign and 20% are malignant. The most prominent complaint in salivary gland tumors is swelling in the gland. Malignant […]

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SALAD GLAND STONES

Salivary gland stones are most commonly seen in the salivary gland under the chin. Swelling and pain under the chin during meals are the most important symptoms of salivary gland stones. If the stone has not completely blocked the salivary gland duct, the swelling will disappear in a couple of hours. Then, when a food […]

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SALADAL GLAND DISEASES

The main salivary glands in our body are located in front of both ears, under the chin and under the tongue. Apart from these, there are hundreds of small salivary glands widely located in the mucous membrane of the mouth. The salivary glands produce approximately 1-1.5 liters of saliva per day. The most prominent diseases […]

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THYROID CANCERS

There are four main types of cancer in the thyroid gland. These are, in order of frequency, papillary, follicular, medullary, and anaplastic carcinomas. Papillary and follicular thyroid cancers are completely curable if treated on time. Medullary thyroid cancer has a more dangerous course than the first two types. Anaplastic thyroid cancer progresses very rapidly and […]

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THYROID NODULES

Nodules are cell clusters of different size and structure from the normal thyroid tissue formed within the thyroid gland. It is more common in women. Although 95% of thyroid nodules are benign, cancer cells can be found in around 5% of the nodules. Thyroid nodules are divided into two groups as thyroid hormone-secreting (warm) and […]

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THYROID GLAND DISEASES

The thyroid gland is a gland with an average weight of 20-30 g located in the anterior and middle part of the neck. Its job is to secrete hormones. The hormones secreted by the thyroid gland control the body’s energy metabolism. They play an important role on all body systems, especially the circulatory, digestive and […]

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LARYNX CANCERS

Laryngeal (larynx) cancer is the most common type of cancer among all head and neck cancers. They constitute about 3% of all body cancers. It is mostly seen in men over 50 who smoke. The risk of developing laryngeal cancer in smokers was 5-35 times higher than in non-smokers. Today, the risk of being seen […]

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ORAL CAVITY (ORAL CAVITY) CANCERS

Cancers of the lips, tongue, tonsils, palate and floor of the mouth, which we call the oral cavity, fall into this group. Oral cavity (oral cavity) cancers take the second place among head and neck cancers after larynx (larynx) cancers. It is usually seen in middle-aged and older people, and it is twice as common […]

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HEAD and NECK CANCERS

Head and neck cancers constitute a very wide spectrum; Cancers of the lips, tongue, tonsils, palate and floor of the mouth, which we call the oral cavity, Cancers originating from the inside of the nose and the skin of the nose, Paranasal sinus cancers that develop from the air-filled spaces we call sinuses in the […]