🤕 Head and Neck

👤 Head & Neck OSCE Cases for MRCS (ENT) Examination

ENT OSCE Cases that cover the Head & Neck curriculum to ensure you are well prepared for your MRCS (ENT) practical stations.


A laryngectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the larynx (voice box), often performed for advanced stage laryngeal cancer. The life-altering nature of the procedure, including permanent changes in voice, breathing and swallow.


A thyroidectomy is a surgical procedure to remove all or part of the thyroid gland. The surgery requires meticulous surgical technique to minimise risks, especially to the recurrent laryngeal nerves and parathyroid glands.

Submandibular Gland Excision


An adenoidectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the adenoids, which are lymphoid tissue located at the back of the nasal passage.


A tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils. Tonsillectomy is a common procedure with generally low complication rates, but the potential for severe bleeding makes post-operative monitoring crucial.

Neck Dissection

A neck dissection is a surgical procedure for the removal of lymph nodes and surrounding tissue in the neck, typically performed for cancer treatment.


A tracheostomy is a surgical procedure to create an opening through the neck into the trachea (windpipe) to provide an airway and remove secretions from the lungs.


Parotidectomy, the surgical removal of the parotid gland, is a complex procedure often done for tumours of the parotid gland.

Congenital Facial Deformity