The tonsils are two soft tissue masses located at the pharynx. Tonsils are composed of tissue similar to lymphatic tissue. The tonsils are covered by pink mucosa. The tonsils are part of the lymphatic system but their removal does not increase susceptibility to infection.
A tonsillectomy is the surgical removal of the tonsils.
A septoplasty surgical procedure used to correct the shape of the septum.
A myringotomy is a surgery performed to relieve pressure in the ear caused by fluid build-up or drain pus from the middle ear. The surgery is performed by making a small incision in the eardrum.
A Tympanoplasty is the surgical reconstruction of a perforated eardrum (tympanic membrane) or the small bones of the middle ear.
A myringoplasty is a type of tympanoplasty which uses grafting to restore a perforated eardrum.