Rhinoscopy

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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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Anterior rhinoscopy showed a deviated nasal septum to the left side and inferior turbinate hypertrophy.
Anterior rhinoscopy revealed an ulcerated lesion with raised borders in the left ala nasi and a wide anterior perforation of the nasal septum.
On anterior rhinoscopy, he was found to have a hypervascularized and hypertrophied left middle turbinate and septal deviation.
Subsequent follow-up assessments were made with anterior rhinoscopy and flexible nasendoscopy.
Anterior rhinoscopy detected nasal crusts on the right side of the anterior portion of the nasal septum.
Second, we used acoustic rhinometry, while most other studies relied on anterior rhinoscopy or rhinomanometry, which are inferior methods of making the evaluations in question.
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