Case Report
Volume 5 Issue 1 - 2022
Pain Treatment in Parotid Cancer with Manual Lymph Drainage Ad Modum Dr. Vodder
Raquel Pérez García1 and Yolanda Robledo Do Nascimento2
1Physiotherapist. PhD Student of Alcalá de Henares University. Fight Agaisnt Cancer Spain Association, La Laguna University, Ramon Llull University, European University, Spain
2Physiotherapist, PhD, Henares University Hospital, European University, Physiotherapy and Pain Research Centre, Spain
*Corresponding Author: Robledo Do Nascimento, Physiotherapist, PhD. Henares University Hospital, European University, Physiotherapy and Pain Research Centre, Spain.
Received: November 15, 2021; Published: December 31, 2021




Abstract

The parotid gland is a large salivary gland on both sides of the face, beneath the external auditory canal, behind the mandibular ramus, and in front of the temporal bone's mastoid process. The facial nerve and parotid lymph nodes are found inside the gland. Parotid carcinoma is made up of 90% epithelial parenchyma, with the mucoepidermoid being the most prevalent. The analgesic impact of manual lymphatic drainage is one of its effects, as it acts on various possible causes of pain. On the one hand, it plays a role in the inflammatory process, and on the other, it can influence pain perception. The authors describe a patient who developed neck pain after traditional parotid surgery and treatment for parotid malignancy. The patient experiences pain at level 10 on the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS).

Keywords: Parotid Cancer; MLD; Manual Lymph Drainage; Vodder

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Citation: Raquel Pérez García and Yolanda Robledo Do Nascimento. “Pain Treatment in Parotid Cancer with Manual Lymph Drainage Ad Modum Dr. Vodder”. EC Clinical and Medical Case Reports 5.1 (2022): 46-51.

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