anterior rhinoscopy


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an·te·ri·or rhi·nos·co·py

inspection of the anterior portion of the nasal cavity with or without the aid of a nasal speculum.

an·te·ri·or rhi·nos·co·py

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr rī-nos'kŏ-pē)
Inspection of the anterior portion of the nasal cavity with or without the aid of a nasal speculum.

anterior rhinoscopy

Examination through the anterior nares.
See also: rhinoscopy
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Removal is usually achieved via anterior rhinoscopy or endoscopy, although a lateral rhinotomy approach has been required in select cases in which complete removal through the nostrils or the posterior choanae was not possible due to the large size of the mass (13).
At anterior rhinoscopy: the nasal mucosa was of pink color, nasal conches were of normal size, nasal septum was on middle line, there was no discharge from nasal passages, the patient breathed freely.
In the present study after considering anterior rhinoscopy examination, X-ray PNS, diagnostic nasal endoscopy and haemogram, the following results were obtained (Table 19).
Anterior rhinoscopy showed a deviated septum to the right side with no anomalies detected in the nasal cavity.
All the above patients were first thoroughly examined in Outpatient Department by Anterior Rhinoscopy with Bull's eye lamp.
Anterior rhinoscopy revealed purulent discharge in the floor of the right nasal cavity with a thickened nasal vestibule.
Anterior rhinoscopy with Bull's eye lamp was done to all the patients of the study group in Outpatient Department.
Physical examination and anterior rhinoscopy revealed that a whitish, friable mass had completely filled the left nasal cavity (figure 1).
On anterior rhinoscopy, nasal septum was observed to be deviated to left.
On examination, anterior rhinoscopy revealed that the septum was mildly deviated to the right.
Bilateral greyish multiple polyps and mucinous discharge was seen on anterior rhinoscopy. CT Scan shows hypodense masses filling the nasal cavity, maxillary sinuses and ethmoid sinuses completely.
Anterior rhinoscopy detected a hypertrophic left inferior turbinate, which was bony hard on palpation.

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