nasal endoscopy


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nasal endoscopy

The use of a flexible fibreoptic endoscope to evaluate upper airways (nasal passages, nasopharynx, oropharynx and larynx), a procedure usually carried out by ENTs or allergists.
 
Indications
Idiopathic upper airway disease that is chronic, recurring or persists despite adequate therapy. Other indications include epiglottitis, laryngeal trauma and evaluation of stridor, which in children may be due to foreign bodies and in adults due to tumours.
 
Complications
NE is a low-risk procedure; epistaxis, bronchospasm, laryngospasm, cardiac arrhythmias (due to vasovagal stimulation) may rarely occur.

nasal endoscopy

Rhinolaryngoscopy, rhinopharyngoscopy, rhinoscopy The use of a flexible fiberoptic endoscope to evaluate upper airways–nasal passages, nasopharynx, oropharynx, and larynx, a procedure usually carried out by ENTs or allergists Indications Idiopathic upper airway disease that is chronic, recurring, or persists despite adequate therapy; other indications include epiglottitis, laryngeal trauma, and evaluation of stridor which in children may be due to foreign objects, and in adults to tumors Findings Nose–nasal polyps, vascular defects, inflammation; upper pharynx–ulcers, lymphoid hyperplasia, cysts; lower pharynx–lymphoid hyperplasia, cysts, vocal cord trauma Complications NE is a low-risk procedure; epistaxis, bronchospasm, laryngospasm, cardiac arrhythmias–due to vasovagal stimulation, may rarely occur
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