Cabeza y Cuello

Head and neck surgery

As experts in the head and neck area, we will indicate imaging studies when these are indicated. We also have ultrasound equipment to carry out diagnoses and follow-up of injuries.

Frequent questions

Do I need an imaging study?

Did you have an MRI / CT scan and do you want the results explained?

Is your thyroid gland enlarged?

Did they tell you that you have thyroid nodules?

Have you been diagnosed with a thyroid tumor?

Do you have a family history of thyroid cancer?

Do I need a biopsy of my injury?

What type of biopsy do I need?

Medical studies

  DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF THYROID PROBLEMS:  

Thyroid nodules are very common findings on ultrasound. There are clear protocols on when these nodules should be analyzed and / or removed. In addition, thyroid surgery should always be carried out by expert surgeons in the area who perform this surgery regularly to avoid possible complications. At the Head and Neck Clinical Center we can advise you, and if necessary, perform ultrasound-guided biopsies.

  IMAGING DIAGNOSIS, HEAD AND NECK ULTRASOUND  

As experts in the head and neck area, we will indicate imaging studies when these are indicated. We also have ultrasound equipment to carry out diagnoses and follow-up of injuries.

  TAKING BIOPSIES

Depending on the characteristics and location of the lesion, it is possible to perform biopsies with local anesthetic or with general anesthesia. Occasionally, fine needle aspiration (FAB) biopsies may be sufficient. We have all the necessary equipment to take the biopsy and analyze the results.