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Thursday, October 23, 2014
Sudden Swelling of Neck Under Jaw
sudden swelling of neck under front of jaw area,after 6 weeks of radiation and 6 mos of extensive chemotherapy for throat cancer,looks like a goiter,feels squishy,showed my oncologist and he said it appeared to be redundant, can you explain what this could be?
It should be evaluated by a head and neck surgeon. It could be just radiation effect, infection or recurrent disease. It needs to be evaluated to be sure.
Enver Ozer, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University