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surgical procedure in which an incision is made in the nose to drain accumulated pus

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If rhinoscopy is not available or unable to resolve your cat's nasal problems, a rhinotomy may be the next step.
(27) Barnes quotes a recurrence rate of 0-30% within 2-3 years following lateral rhinotomy and medial maxillectomy.
(11) Wide local excision via a lateral rhinotomy approach is the treatment of choice.
For the resection of tumors involving the cranial base or orbit, the craniofacial or rhinotomy approach is frequently used.
Removal is usually achieved via anterior rhinoscopy or endoscopy, although a lateral rhinotomy approach has been required in select cases in which complete removal through the nostrils or the posterior choanae was not possible due to the large size of the mass (13).
The nasal tumor was resected by left lateral rhinotomy in January 1999.
As queen she was unlikely to be punished; but under Frankish law, if a couple were found guilty of adultery, the woman suffered rhinotomy (nose-slitting), the man castration.
There are many approaches for the removal of Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma which include transfacial, and combined craniofacial approaches (more specifically transpalatal, transantral, transnasal, lateral rhinotomy, midfacial degloving, LeFort 1 osteotomy, and infratemporal fossa approaches).
An open biopsy of the deep right nasofacial mass via a right lateral rhinotomy was performed.
Traditionally the standard treatment for benign, intermediate and some malignant sinonasal tumours has been a lateral rhinotomy and medial maxillectomy (Fig.
There have been as many as 65 documented ways to remove JNA, with about 8 logical approaches: transnasal, transpalatal, transmandibular, transzygomatic, transantral through the bed of the hyoid bone, combined craniotomy and rhinotomy and lateral rhinotomy.[7] Of all the surgical approaches, the lateral rhinotomy is the most logical and versatile and allows for best visualization of the tumor.
Treatment of choice is endoscopic removal, but in case of huge rhinolith lateral rhinotomy approach is considered.
Rhinotomy was done and the growth was surgically resected from its base of attachment to floor of nasal cavity.
The surgical approaches that can be used for infrasellar craniopharyngiomas include the lateral rhinotomy approach, Denker's medial maxillectomy approach, the transpalatal approach, and the transsphenoidal approach.
In the nasal cavity, surgical options include endoscopic excision, lateral rhinotomy, and even facial degloving, depending on the size and location of the lesion.