• 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...

  • Symptoms


    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...

  • Surgery


    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...

  • Test


    Ear anatomy

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