A CECT scan of the paranasal sinuses revealed a homogenous mass, contrast enhancing, occupying the right nasal cavity, sphenoid sinus, pterygopalatine, and infratemporal fossa with deep extensions into the prestyloid upper parapharyngeal
space laterally and skull base superiorly (Figure 6).
The ENT department has been providing 50,000 to 60,000 patients healthcare per annum at its OPDs besides 45 all kinds of operation of major head and neck surgeries per week including parotid, parapharyngeal
space and endoscopic nasal
Occasionally, sleep apnea is reported, as a result of parapharyngeal
extension of the parotid tumor .
Inferiorly, it was bulging into the right parapharyngeal
The incidence of retropharyngeal abscess after Laryngeal Mask Airway (LMA) insertion is rare, while the extension of the abscess into the parapharyngeal
space is of greater rarity.
** Complications include toxic shock syndrome, septicaemia, parapharyngeal
abscess, rheumatic fever, quinsy and hepatitis.
They occur over a wide age range (0-70 years), with the adrenal tumors tending to occur in patients older than 10 years.[1,2] The clinical behavior of ganglioneuroma is invariably benign, although the occurrence of chronic diarrhea due to tumor elaboration of vasoactive intestinal peptide has been described. Moreover, catecholamine synthesis is frequently observed in this tumor, which rarely induces hypertension as a clinical sequela. We describe a case of ganglioneuroma observed in an unusual location, the parapharyngeal
The most common cranial nerve in the body that schwannomas are seen to involve is the vestibular branch of the acoustic nerve, and cases localized in the neck region are most commonly seen in the parapharyngeal
Mogoanta, "Vagus nerve schwannoma in the parapharyngeal
space: surgical, histological and immunohistochemical aspects.
Radiation therapy for life-threatening huge laryngeal hemangioma involving pharynx and parapharyngeal
[1,2] Pleomorphic adenomas of minor salivary glands are seen in upper aerodigestive tract such as nasal cavity (including nasal septum and lateral nasal wall), pharynx, larynx, trachea, lacrimal glands, hard and soft palate and parapharyngeal
She was investigated for retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal
abscess, granulomatosis with polyangiitis, tuberculosis and thyroiditis but finally concluded as Lemierre's syndrome based on the findings of thrombosis of the deep neck veins following respiratory tract infection, septic pulmonary emboli and clinical recovery with antibiotics and supportive care.