Tumores Cabeza Cuello Cancún2019-04-22T17:30:44+00:00


Head and neck tumors

There are several tumors that can affect the head and neck, or the upper airway, for example:
– Thyroid nodule (Thyroid tumor)
– Parotid tumor
– Thyroid cyst
– Ganglia or adenopathies of the neck
– Submaxillary tumor

These tumors can be benign or malignant (cancer), so when one is detected, urgent study and possible excision are recommended as soon as possible.

  • Duration of the intervention: 2 to 4 hrs
  • Anesthesia: General
  • Recovery: 7 to 14 days
  • Cares: Rest, medications, drainage management, wound cleaning, among others.
  • Visible effects: Immediate
  • Duration of the result: Depending on the type of tumor
  • Possible consequences of not operating: Persist with the tumor, progression, invasion or metastasis in case of malignancy (cancer).


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