Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)


Otorhinolaryngology (Otolaryngology) is the area of medicine that deals with disorders and conditions of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) region, and related areas of the head and neck.

Doctors who specialize in this area are called otorhinolaryngologists, otolaryngologists, ENT doctors, ENT surgeons, or head and neck surgeons. Patients seek treatment from an otorhinolaryngologist for diseases of the ear, nose, or throat and for the management of cancers of the head and neck.

Head and neck oncology Squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity, pharynx and larynx Oral cancer Skin Cancer of the head & neck Thyroid cancer Endocrine surgery of the head and neck (thyroidectomy, parathyroidectomy) Microvascular free flap reconstruction Skull base surgery Salivary gland cancer Otology and neurotology Main articles: Otology and Neurotology Dizziness benign paroxysmal positional vertigo Labyrinthitis/Vestibular neuronitis disease/Endolymphatic hydrops Perilymphatic fistula Acoustic neuroma Hearing loss outer ear or ear canal inflammation middle ear inflammation Perforated eardrum (hole in the eardrum due to infection, trauma, explosion or loud noise) Ear surgery Rhinology Rhinology pertains to sinus diseases and the anterior skull base. Sinusitis acute, chronic Environmental allergies Rhinitis Pituitary tumor Empty nose syndrome Severe or recurrent epistaxis Pediatric otorhinolaryngology Adenoidectomy Caustic ingestion Cricotracheal resection Decannulation Laryngomalacia Laryngotracheal reconstruction Myringotomy and tubes Obstructive sleep apnea pediatric Tonsillectomy Laryngology Dysphonia/hoarseness Laryngitis Reinke edema Vocal cord nodules and polyps Spasmodic dysphonia Tracheostomy Cancer of the larynx Vocology  science and practice of voice habilitation

INTERESTING FACT
OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGISTS ARE PHYSICIANS (MD, DO, MBBS, MBChB, etc.) WHO COMPLETE MEDICAL SCHOOL AND THEN 5-7 YEARS OF POST-GRADUTATESURGICAL TRAINING IN ORL-H&N....Read More