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Otolaryngology

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Otolaryngology is the branch of medicine that specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, throat, and head & neck disorders. The full name of the specialty is otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. Practitioners are called otolaryngologists-head and neck surgeons, or sometimes otorhinolaryngologists (ORL). A somewhat outdated, but nevertheless commonly used, term for this specialty is ENT (ear nose and throat).

Subspecialties

  • Head and neck cancer surgery
  • Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Neuro-otology (surgery of the inner ear, middle ear, and temporal bone)
  • Cranial base surgery
  • Sinus surgery
  • Sleep apnea and snoring surgery
  • Laryngeal and voice surgery
  • Tracheal surgery
  • Pediatric ear, nose, throat, head and neck surgery
  • Thyroid and parathyroid gland surgery
  • Maxillofacial trauma surgery

Disorders of the ear, nose, throat, head, and neck


Health science - Medicine
Anesthesiology - Dermatology - Emergency Medicine - General practice - Intensive care medicine - Internal medicine - Neurology - Obstetrics & Gynecology - Pediatrics - Podiatry - Public Health & Occupational Medicine - Psychiatry - Radiology - Surgery
Branches of Internal medicine
Cardiology - Endocrinology - Gastroenterology - Hematology - Infectious diseases - Nephrology - Oncology - Pulmonology - Rheumatology
Branches of Surgery
General surgery - Cardiothoracic surgery - Neurosurgery - Ophthalmology - Orthopedic surgery - Otolaryngology (ENT) - Pediatric surgery - Plastic surgery - Podiatric surgery - Urology - Vascular surgery
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