Head & Neck

The head and neck include some of our body’s most vital organs, which can be especially susceptible to tumors and cancer. In addition to cancers of the head and neck, ENT specialists treat neck masses, Grave’s disease, and more.

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Head & Neck Conditions

Bell’s palsy occurs when the facial nerve is damaged by pressure or swelling and does not work properly, resulting in paralysis (weakness) and distortions of the face.

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A neck mass may be a sign of an infection, or it may indicate a serious medical condition.

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Fine needle aspiration (FNA), also called fine needle biopsy, is a type of biopsy where a needle is inserted into a lump or mass to collect a sample of cells.

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Graves’ disease causes the thyroid gland to become overactive. It is an autoimmune disease in which the body fights against itself and causes the thyroid gland to become overactive.

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Each year, more than 55,000 Americans will develop cancer of the head and neck (most of which is preventable). Nearly 13,000 will die from cancer of the head and neck.

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Skin cancer is a disease in which cancerous (malignant) cells are found in the outer layers of your skin.

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SPOTLIGHT

Bells Palsy

Bell’s palsy occurs when the facial nerve is damaged by pressure or swelling and does not work properly, resulting in paralysis (weakness) and distortions of the face.

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A neck mass is an abnormal lump in the neck. Neck lumps or masses can be any size, large enough to see and feel, or very small.

Skin cancer is a disease in which cancerous (malignant) cells are found in the outer layers of your skin.

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