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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While anterior rhinoscopy is an essential method of nasal cavity examination, it is not appropriate for evaluating a concha bullosa or a mucopyocele.
Anterior rhinoscopy revealed a septal deviation to the right and a hypertrophied left middle turbinate with hypervascularized overlying mucosa that obstructed the left nasal cavity.
Most previous attempts to evaluate alterations in nasal physiology and nasal patency after total laryngectomy have relied on either anterior rhinoscopy or rhinomanometry.
Anterior rhinoscopy detected enlarged turbinates and a septal deviation that prevented adequate examination of the posterior nasal cavities.
Anterior rhinoscopy detected a large mass in the left nasal cavity that had originated in the sphenoethmoid area.
Anterior rhinoscopy detected an ulcerative lesion measuring approximately 1.

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