The posterior nasal examination is also called nasopharyngeal examination. A method of inspecting the nasopharyngeal cavity using indirect nasopharyngoscopy. The nose should not be too deep to avoid pain or damage to the nasal septum mucosa. Do not completely close the double leaves when removing the nose to avoid pain caused by clamping the nose hair. For children who are not cooperative, they can be cuddled by their parents, holding their hands on the head, holding their arms in one hand, holding the children's legs on both knees, and checking with a small nose.

Basic Information

Specialist Category: Otolaryngology Examination Category: Endoscope

Applicable gender: whether men and women apply fasting: not fasting

Analysis results:

Below normal:

Normal value:
no

Above normal:

negative:
Mucosal color is normal, no gland-like value-added or residual, no ulcers, new organisms and secretions.

Positive:
Abnormal results The normal markers are unclear, the mucosal color is abnormal, the gland-like value-added or residual, ulcers, new organisms and secretions.

Tips: When checking, you need to actively cooperate with the doctor's work. Normal value

Mucosal color is normal, no gland-like value-added or residual, no ulcers, new organisms and secretions.

Clinical significance

Abnormal results: normal markers are unclear, mucosal color is abnormal, glandular growth or residual, ulcers, new organisms and secretions.

People who need to be examined: patients with nasal polyps or doctors are required to diagnose clinically relevant nasal diseases.

Positive results may be diseases: nose bleeding, chronic rhinitis, nasal tumors, nasal polyps, rhinitis precautions

Taboo before inspection: Pay attention to the movements to be light and avoid rough operation.

Requirements for inspection: Actively cooperate with the doctor's work.

Inspection process

The examiner holds the tongue depressor on the left, presses the front 2/3 of the tongue, and sends the posterior nasal cavity between the soft palate and the posterior wall of the pharynx. After inspection, the posterior margin of the nostrils, the turbinate and the nasal passages, and the eustachian tube are swallowed. Pharyngeal crypt and nasopharynx top.

Not suitable for the crowd

There are no special taboos.

Adverse reactions and risks

Nothing.