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vestibule

any small bodily cavity or space at the entrance to a passage or canal
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Vestibule

An intermediate chamber or passage located between the entrance and interior of a building that serves as a shelter or transitional element from exterior to interior space.
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vestibule

[′ves·tə‚byül]
(anatomy)
The central cavity of the bony labyrinth of the ear.
The parts of the membranous labyrinth within the cavity of the bony labyrinth.
The space between the labia minora.
(building construction)
A hall or chamber between the outer door and the interior, or rooms, of a building.
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vestibule

An anteroom or small foyer leading into a larger space.
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(1,3-5,9,1,2) Nasal vestibule carcinomas may be treated with either radiation therapy or surgery.
CASE REPORT: The patient aged about 18 years came to our hospital with the chief complaint of progressive left side nasal obstruction, tingling sensation over nasal vestibule and bridge of nose of one year duration.
A 62-year-old woman presented to our clinic with a 6-week history of a progressively enlarging mass in the left nasal vestibule and associated soreness, congestion, pressure, and drainage.
While most nasal septal abscesses result from trauma, cases have been reported after nasal surgery, nasal vestibule furuncle, sinusitis, and dental infection.
In addition, the patient reported a lump inside her left nasal vestibule. She denied facial pain, paresthesias, and nasal obstruction.
This procedure can dramatically open the nasal vestibule, as seen in this postoperative photo (figure 3).
Anterior rhinoscopic examination of the left nasal vestibule revealed the presence of a soft, whitish polypoid mass and deviation of the nasal septum to the right.
Erosion into the nasal vestibule produces nasal obstruction.
Closure of the nasal vestibule in atrophic rhinitis--a new non-surgical technique.
Examination revealed that a gray-white mass with surface ulceration had filled the entire nasal vestibule. The probe test suggested that the mass was attached to the lateral nasal wall.
(4,5) Of the remaining cases, 9 arose from the inferior turbinate, (6-14) 5 from the nasal vestibule, (3,12,15,17) 3 from the nasal septum, (18-20) and 2 from the middle turbinate (21,22); the location of the remaining 4 was not specified.
A 56-year-old man was referred to our hospital for assessment of a 1-month history of anterior epistaxis from a nodular lesion in the right nasal vestibule. Examination of the nose revealed that the lesion involved the right lateral margin of the nasal columella.