Head and Neck

Head and neck conditions:

Tumours that affect the head and neck areas including the nose and sinuses, the nasopharynx (the area behind the nose just above the mouth and throat), the oral cavity (the mouth), the thyroid glands, the oropharynx (throat), the larynx (voice box), the hypopharynx (the inlet into throat), and the salivary gland. These tumours can be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Patients with neck lumps should have their condition assessed.

 

Causes

Various factors may affect the risk for head and neck cancer, the most important ones are: 
Alcohol abuse
Human papillomavirus infection
Tobacco use

Symptoms
Some signs and symptoms that may appear includes:
A lump on the neck 
Unknown cause of constant pain on face or in mouth
Difficulty in swallowing 
Hoarseness 
Neck pain
Persistent mouth and tongue ulcers 
Sore throat 
Where is this treatment available?
Your goal of getting swift, accurate and effective treatment is our strength. Our skilled team of specialists and staff at Pantai Hospital is committed to placing your needs at the heart of all we do. Take your first step towards better health today, and experience the high-quality, customized healthcare that has been our legacy for more than 50 years.

Our Specialists

Dr. Mutyala Vinod Kumar
Specialty
General Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery
Location
Gleneagles Hospital Kota Kinabalu
Dr. Mohd Sharifudin Bin Sharif
Specialty
General Surgery
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery
Location
Gleneagles Hospital Kota Kinabalu
Dr. Chan Khan Wei
Specialty
General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery
Location
Gleneagles Hospital Kota Kinabalu
Dr. Benjamin Leong Dak Keung
Specialty
General Surgery
Vascular Surgery
Location
Gleneagles Hospital Kota Kinabalu
Dr. Liau Kui Hin
Specialty
General Surgery
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Location
Gleneagles Hospital Kota Kinabalu
Dr. Chai Feng Yih
Specialty
General Surgery
Location
Gleneagles Hospital Kota Kinabalu

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