Otorhinolaryngology, or ENT Tunisia, is the medical specialty devoted to the disorders and defiiencies of the "ENT sphere": the ear (external, middle and internal), the nose and sinuses, the throat and neck (mouth, tongue, larynx, trachea), the salivary glands. The ENT is therefore interested in hearing, voice, breathing, smell and taste, balance, and facial aesthetics.
ENT Surgery Tunisia ENT Surgery in Tunisia, role of the specialist
The ENT has perhaps the broadest range of operations of any medical specialty, from major head and neck flap procedures as well as complex reconstructions using microsurgery on the ear.
Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) specialists are specialized surgeons who diagnose, evaluate and manage a wide range of head and neck diseases, including the ear, nose and throat regions.
ENT surgeons often treat conditions that affect the senses, such as hearing and balance problems or problems with smell and taste.
They also treat patients with problems that affect their voice, breathing and swallowing as well as those with tumors of the head and neck, including the base of the skull and the interface with the brain.
ENT surgeons can treat people of all ages, from newborns to the elderly.
A portion of an ENT surgeon's time is devoted to outpatient consultations and medical management of conditions without surgery. The use of microscopes and endoscopes on an outpatient basis allows for treatment / diagnosis in the clinic.
The otolaryngologist is involved in the treatment of many problems. The ENT takes care of several diseases:
- In the mouth: removal (excision) of tonsils, adenoid vegetations, tumors or infections of the salivary glands, tumors of the mouth, tongue.
- Nose: chronic nasal congestion, snoring and sleep apnea, sinusitis, rhinoplasty (operation to "redo" the nose), sense of smell disorders, repeated ear infections, hearing loss or deafness, otalgia (ear pain), tinnitus, balance disorders, dizziness.
- Voice pathologies: stridor (noise when breathing), thyroid disorders (in collaboration with an endocrinologist), gastro-laryngeal reflux, laryngeal cancers, cervical masses, etc.
- Ear level.
- Throat area.
Consulting an ENT specialist does not present any particular risk for the patient.
Before making an appointment with an ENT Tunisia, it is important to present all the imaging tests that have been performed. It is important to pay attention to the characteristics of the pain (duration, frequency, etc.). The specialist also asks for your family medical history and takes various indications.