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Dr. Mehta's Hospitals perform a rare Neck Surgery on 56 year Old Woman

Dr. Mehta's Hospitals perform a rare Neck Surgery on 56 year Old Woman

Dr. Mehta’s Hospitals, one of Chennai’s leading hospitals has performed a rare and complicated surgery on a 56-year-old female patient from Chennai with a swelling in the front of her neck. 

The patient whose identity has not been revealed  has been suffering with this complaint for the past 18 months. When the swelling restricted her from swallowing solid food, she decided to come to Dr. Mehta’s Hospital. When examined, an 8x7 cm lump in the anterior part of the neck that moved with swallowing was found.

After necessary preoperative investigations, the patient was taken up for surgery, under General anaesthesia cervical thyroidectomy was done first and the neck lump along with thyroid gland was removed following which sternotomy using a power saw was performed and after intensive dissection the lump in the thorax was removed.

Post operatively there was a good progress and hence the patient was discharged within a week, according to a communication from the hospital.