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Rhinoscopy

 

an instrumental diagnostic procedure used to examine the nasal cavity and to study the turbinate bones, nasal septum and vomer, and nasopharynx. The term “rhinoscopy” was introduced in 1860 by the Czech physiologist J. Czermak. Two-valved nasal specula, nasal dilators, and special mirrors are used in rhinoscopy.

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Thirty-two patients with normal rhinoscopic findings and 170 categorized as partial or nonresponders in the first step underwent an MPT and eosinophil count of induced sputum.
During the initial anterior rhinoscopic assessment majority of the patients in group A had deviated cartilaginous septum to the left of which one patient had an associated caudal dislocation.
Thank you for your letter regarding the June Rhinoscopic Clinic, "Endoscopic view of an ethmoid mucocele in a pediatric patient.
Anterior rhinoscopic examination revealed a fluctuant, well circumscribed, rounded soft tissue mass of dimension 2.
During evaluation, anterior rhinoscopic examination revealed the absence of the right inferior turbinate; this finding was confirmed on computed tomography.
Findings on anterior rhinoscopic examination were unremarkable.