Dental College Surgeons Successfully Remove Huge Dermoid Cyst From Patient’s Neck

  • Posted on: 8 June 2017
  • By: asif.mulla
Dr. Ghulam Sarwar Hashmi

 A team of surgeons led by Dr G S Hashmi, Chairperson, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr Z A Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University have successfully removed a huge dermoid cyst, a female patient was suffering with for the past two years.

The cyst was over the patient’s neck, extending inside her mouth causing swelling, difficulty in breathing, elevation of tongue and narrowing of airway. The team of surgeons said that the patient was also suffering with a compression of voice box.

Dr Hashmi said that the patient was admitted the massive tumor, which has been excised and sent for pathological examination to confirm provisional diagnosis of Dermoid Cyst. The patient has been discharged after recovery.

The team of surgeons was helped by anaesthetists Dr Nadeem Raza and Dr Monazir. Meanwhile, Dr Mohd Kaleem Ansari, Dr Tabish Rahman, Mr Abdus Sami and Mr Lohit also provided their help to the surgery team.

Professor Amanullah Khan, Principal, Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Professor R K Tiwari, Principal, Dr Z A Dental College have congratulated all the team members for the successful surgery.

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