Post tonsillectomy haematoma: An unusual complication

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Siti Sarah Jasmin Abdul Aziz
Associate Professor Mawaddah

Abstract

Tonsillectomy is a relatively common procedure performed in Otorhinolaryngology (ORL) department. Although hemorrhage is one of its common complication, neck hematoma is rarely encountered. Herein we report an unusual case of neck hematoma in a 15-year-old boy which occurred immediately following tonsillectomy.

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Author Biographies

Siti Sarah Jasmin Abdul Aziz, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Post graduate student, Medical Officer, 

Department Of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Center (UKMMC)

 

Associate Professor Mawaddah, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Full name        : Associate Professor  Dr Mawaddah Azman

Institutional     : Head and Neck Consultant, Department Of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Center (UKMMC)