A Rhinoscope (or Nasoscope) is a thin, tube-like instrument used to examine the inside of the nose. A rhinoscope has a light and a lens for viewing and may have a tool to remove tissue.
Rhinoscopy is performed by two procedures.
In anterior rhinoscopy, the rhinoscope is advanced through the nose to examine the nasal cavity.
structures seen in posterior Rhinoscopy -posterior border of nasal septum,fossa of roosenmuller, eustachian tube opening, upper surface of soft palate.
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