posterior rhinoscopy


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pos·te·ri·or rhi·nos·co·py

inspection of the nasopharynx and posterior portion of the nasal cavity by means of the rhinoscope, or with a nasopharyngoscope.
See also: nasopharyngoscopy.

posterior rhinoscopy

n.
Examination of the nasopharynx and posterior portion of the nasal cavity using a rhinoscope or a nasopharyngoscope.

pos·te·ri·or rhi·nos·co·py

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr rī-nos'kŏ-pē)
Inspection of the nasopharynx and posterior portion of the nasal cavity by means of the rhinoscope, or with a nasopharyngoscope.
See also: nasopharyngoscopy

posterior rhinoscopy

Examination through the posterior nares, usually with a small mirror in the nasopharynx.
See also: rhinoscopy
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On anterior rhinoscopy bilateral nasal cavities appeared normal and nasopharynx on posterior rhinoscopy was normal.
Posterior rhinoscopy showed same mass occupying the right choana and it was extending into nasopharynx.
During routine ENT examination in earlier days, even after a thorough history and careful conventional anterior and posterior rhinoscopy examinations, many important findings were missed because rhinoscopy gives a very limited view of nasal cavity and resulted in inappropriate diagnosis.

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