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).
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Anterior rhinoscopy showed a deviated nasal septum to the left side and inferior turbinate hypertrophy.
Anterior rhinoscopy detected a hypertrophic left inferior turbinate, which was bony hard on palpation.
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Anterior rhinoscopy identified a firm fullness on the left inferior lateral nasal wall.
No other significant past history was present On Anterior rhinoscopy there was septal deviation to right side with compensatory hypertrophy of the inferior turbinates was seen.
Anterior rhinoscopy revealed patent nares and a midline septum.
Anterior rhinoscopy detected a pinkish polypoid soft-tissue mass filling the left nasal cavity; the mass bled on touch.
Anterior rhinoscopy examination Revealed bilateral enlarged inferior turbinates where right side turbinate is more enlarged.
Anterior rhinoscopy revealed a left septal deviation and nasal obstruction with profuse discharge, but no other significant pathology.

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