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  • Surgery

    Thyroid gland removal

    The thyroid is a gland located in the neck.  It is a part of the endocrine (hormone) system, and plays a major role in regulating the body's metabolism.  Thyroid disorders are more common in older children and adolescents (especially in girls) than in infants. Most thyroid conditions can be treated medically, but occasionally surgery is required.

    Thyroid gland removal is surgery to remove all or part of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland located inside the front of the lower neck. The thyroid gland is part of the system. It helps your body regulate your .

  • Symptoms

    Tinnitus

    Ear anatomy

    Tinnitus is the medical term for “hearing” noises in your ears when there is no outside source of the sounds. The noises you hear can be soft or loud. They may sound like ringing, blowing, roaring, buzzing, hissing, humming, whistling, or sizzling. You may even think you are hearing air ...

  • Surgery

    Tonsillectomy

    Structures of the throat include the esophagus, trachea, epiglottis and tonsils.

    Tonsillectomy is surgery to remove the tonsils. The tonsils are glands at the back of your throat. The tonsils are often removed along with the adenoid glands. That surgery is called and most often done in children.

  • Test

    Tympanometry

    Ear anatomy

    Tympanometry is a test used to detect problems in the middle ear.