nasopharyngoscopy

na·so·phar·yn·gos·co·py

(nā'zō-far'ing-gos'kŏ-pē),
Examination of the nasopharynx with a flexible or rigid endoscope or a mirror.
[nasopharynx + G. skopeō, to view]

nasopharyngoscopy

(nā′zō-făr′ĭn-gŏs′kə-pē)
n.
Examination of the upper airways and the pharynx with an optical instrument.

nasopharyngoscopy

[nā′zōfer′ing·gos′kəpē]
Etymology: L, nasus + Gk, pharynx, throat, skopein, to look
a technique in physical examination in which the nose and throat are visually examined by using a laryngoscope, a fiberoptic device, a flashlight, and a dilator for the nares. nasopharyngoscopic, adj.

na·so·phar·yn·gos·co·py

(nā'zō-far-in-gos'kŏ-pē)
Examination of the nasopharynx by flexible or rigid optic instruments, or with a mirror.
[nasopharynx + G. skopeō, to view]

Nasopharyngoscopy

A diagnostic procedure that examines the nasal passageways and pharynx with an instrument outfitted with an optical system.

nasopharyngoscopy

visual examination of the pharynx via a fiberscope passed up the nostril.
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Flexible nasopharyngoscopy revealed a swelling in the nasopharynx extending towards the oropharynx.
The oropharynx mucosa was smooth, and under nasopharyngoscopy, we noted narrowing of the oropharyngeal space.
A detailed ENT and systemic examination including indirect nasopharyngoscopy were undertaken.
Fiber optic nasopharyngoscopy revealed smooth nasopharyngeal mucosa and symmetric tonsils.
Her otolaryngological examination was unremarkable, except that flexible nasopharyngoscopy revealed thickening of both true vocal folds, which was more pronounced on the right, with normal mobility of the folds.
Ideally VPI should be assessed initially by nasopharyngoscopy followed by multi-view fluoroscopy.
Any adult with a chronic blocked nose and an effusion in the middle ear who does not respond to conservative management should be referred to an ENT specialist for a nasopharyngoscopy and biopsy.
Careful endoscopic nasopharyngoscopy as well as paranasal CT scan should be performed before the removal of a rhinolith in order not to overlook asymmetric adenoid tissue.
16-18) Likewise, using fiberoptic nasopharyngoscopy, Badr et al (19) have shown, that central apnoea is associated with pharyngeal narrowing or occlusion early (<10 sec) during the central apnoeic period and even in the absence of inspiratory efforts.
Fibreoptic nasopharyngoscopy under local anaesthesia, commonly performed by an ear, nose and throat specialist, may be considered an easier alternative, possibly cheaper and more readily available than imaging.
Direct laryngoscopy and nasopharyngoscopy revealed no visible mucosal abnormalities of the upper aerodigestive tract.
The use of nasopharyngoscopy biofeedback therapy in the correction of inconsistent velopharyngeal closure.