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Dra. Herlida Gonzalez Villanueva
Professional Otolaryngologist, Ear and Nose Surgeon,
Throat and Neck
•Surgeon and midwife, UdeG, 2007 to 2013
•Otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery 2013 to 2017
•Old Civil Hospital Fray Antonio Alcalde (2013- 2017)
•Mac San Miguel de Allende Hospital
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Specialist in Ear, Nose, Throat and Neck Surgery
Ear, Nose, and Throat Diseases
What is Otolaryngology and head and neck surgery and its specialties?
Otorhinolaryngology is the medical-surgical specialty that is responsible for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose and throat diseases.
In the anatomical field it covers:
-Hearing. The auditory system and the vestibular system (balance)
-Nose. Nostrils and paranasal sinuses
Otorhinolaryngology can take care of all the ailments in your area from a surgical, comprehensive medical point of view.
What does an otolaryngologist do?
The otorhinolaryngologist offers a surgical and medical vision of diseases that affect the ear, nose and throat.
He knows perfectly the nosology, clinical expression, etiology, anatomy, pathophysiology, physiology, diagnostic recognition methods and surgical procedures.
In turn it is divided into:
Otolaryngologists who treat children especially with congenital malformations or pathologies in the ear, nose and throat accompanied by another adjacent disease of the patient.
Part of Otorhinolaryngology that deals with the ear, both the vestibular and auditory systems.
Branch of Otorhinolaryngology that surgically treats head and neck tumors. performing them in an open, closed or combined way.
Part of the Otorhinolaryngology where aesthetic procedures are performed on the face and neck.
Like rhinoplasty, bichectomy, otoplasty, etc.
Importance of proper nasal breathing
An adequate nasal function allows us to breathe the air that our body needs, as well as to filter it, humidify it, heat it and perceive aromas.
There are many causes that can alter these functions that can be treated surgically or medically and the specialist indicated to do so is the otorhinolaryngologist.
A nose that does not work properly decreases the patient’s quality of life and can affect neighboring structures such as the ear or throat.