Salivary Gland

What is the parotid gland?

It is the largest of three paired major salivary glands and resides just anterior and inferior to the ear.

What problems can it develop?

A growth in the gland can develop.

How can we investigate?

  • CT scan
  • Biopsy

How can we manage these growths?

Care precise surgery to remove the gland with preservation of the facial nerve.