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Do we Need to Modify the Parotidectomy Incision?

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The results indicate that the modified cervicofacial incision is a better aesthetic option for surgical procedures concerning all benign and malignant neoplasms of the parotid gland. The aim of this study was to present the results of the use of modification of modified Bailey incision in Parotid Surgery. This is a case series comprising 155 consecutive patients who were subjected to either partial or total parotidectomy using the modified incision. All parotid tumors were removed without encountering any problem with exposure, facial nerve delineation or tumor delivery. There was no need for any further extension of the skin incision and all the patients had a good aesthetic result.

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Correspondence to Naresh K. Panda.

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Panda, N.K., Kaushal, D. & Verma, R. Do we Need to Modify the Parotidectomy Incision?. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 68, 487–489 (2016).

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