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What are the symptoms of parotid gland cancer

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what are the symptoms of parotid gland cancer
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The most common presentation is parotid cancer is asymptomatic mass which may be noted incidentally while washing the face,can present with pain,,facial paralysis.
Superficial parotidectomy is the treatment of choice for most tumors in the superficial lobe. The surgeron takes caution while preforming the surgery to preserve the facial nerve.

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