NOSE AND MOUTH DISEASES

Ear related medical specialties

As part of the wide range of diseases related to otolaryngology branch Prof. Mario Bussi specialises in and has special interest and experience in:

  • inflammatory diseases of the nose and paranasal sinuses, known as rhinitis, sinusitis, polyps etc;
  • malformation or post-traumatic conditions of the septum and nasal pyramid that cause respiratory obstruction and/or cosmetic defects of the nose and face;
  • acute and chronic inflammatory diseases of the pharynx and larynx, known as pharyngitis, tonsillitis, adenoiditis and laryngitis;
  • inflammation of the salivary glands: sialadenitis and related events (scialolitiasis);
  • ENT related tumours of the head and neck, such as benign and malignant tumours of the larynx (polyps, papillomas, dysplasia, carcinoma, etc), benign and malignant tumours of the oral cavity (papillomas, dysplasia and other precancerous lesions, carcinomas), the benign and malignant tumours of the pharynx, including its three regions known as the nasopharynx, oropharynx, hypopharynx.Among these are included fibroids, papillomas, carcinomas, lymphomas and numerous other less frequent malignancies.
  • Benign and malignant tumours of the salivary glands, including especially the pleomorphic adenomas (also known as mixed tumours), cistoadenolinfoma (also known as Warthin tumours), adenocarcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, lymphoma and other less frequent malignancies
  • Benign and malignant tumours of the nose, paranasal sinuses and then the facial bones, such as polyps, papillomas, hemangiomas, neuroestesioblastomas, adenocarcinomas, carcinomas, sarcomas, lymphomas, melanomas
  • benign and malignant tumours of the thyroid and parathyroid glands, such as benign strumi, Plummer or toxic adenoma, follicular proliferations, papillary carcinomas, follicular and medullary carcinomas etc.
  • metastatic lymphadenopathy in the neck due to diagnosed or sometimes hidden tumours
  • neuro vascular tumours (glomus tumours/chemodectomas, neuromas, neuroendocrine tumours) develop in the neck and under maxillofacial region
  • skin cancer of “head and neck” reqion and in particular basal cell carcinomas, squamous cell carcinomas, melanomas
  • benign growths prevalent in childhood as cysts of the neck, thyroglossal duct cyst, lymphangiomas etc.