Volume : 08, Issue : 01, January – 2021
142.OCCURENCE OF THE SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA OF THE HEAD AND NECK
Dr Raja Gulam Mujtaba, Dr Umer Abid Mughal, Dr Muhammad Ishfaq
Objective: To determine the risk of factors involved in order to promote the education of the community for better prevention of the disease.
Material and Methods: This study was conducted at AIMS hospital and the duration of this study was from July 2019 to March 2020. 98 patients were the participants of this study. The mean age of patients is 51±9.31 years the enrolled 55% of patients were male and 45% females. Among the patients enrolled for the study, 66% were from urban areas and 34% belonged to rural areas.
Conclusion: Head and Neck squamous carcinoma is the most common form of tumor in Head and Neck region. The most common site is hypopharynx and the most important risk factor is smoking. The highest incidence of the disease in 5th decade. Head and Neck tumor comprises Neoplastic growth of the oral cavity including Nasal cavity, Pharyngeal cavity, salivary glands, lips and Paranasal sinuses. HNC (head and neck carcinoma) comprises 6% of total tumors of the world. 110,000 patients are diagnosed with HNC in Europe/year.
Cite This Article:
Please cite this article in press Raja Gulam Mujtaba et al, Occurence Of The Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Head And Neck ., Indo Am. J. P. Sci, 2021; 08.
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