About Pediatric Otolaryngology
Pediatric Otolaryngology is a branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, function, and diseases of the ear, nose, and throat.
The specialty is often treated as a unit with surgery 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, throat, or base of the skull, and for the surgical management of cancers and benign tumors of the head and neck.
Pediatric otolaryngologists are primarily concerned with medical and surgical treatment of ear, nose, and throat diseases in children. Pediatric otolaryngologists generally provide the services like Surgery of the head and neck, including before and after surgery care.
Some of the most important terminology in Pediatric Otolaryngology are Adenoidectomy, Caustic ingestion, Cricotracheal resection, Dec annulation, Laryngomalacia, Laryngotracheal reconstruction, Myringotomy and tubes, Obstructive sleep, Tonsillectomy.