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Fiberscopic imaging of the pediatric nasopharynx.
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PMID:  18493358     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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This study describes the endoscopic findings about the size of the adenoid tissue and the condition of the nasopharyngeal orifice of the eustachian tube. Results confirmed that only fiberscopic examination allows a thorough inspection of the nasopharyngeal anatomy to make a correct diagnosis and design therapeutic planning. When the presence of adenoid hypertrophy resulting in nasal obstruction, snoring, and/or otitis media was confirmed endoscopically, adenoidectomy proved to be highly efficacious in relieving these symptoms.
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D Wang; P Clement
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy     Volume:  1     ISSN:  1070-3608     ISO Abbreviation:  Diagn Ther Endosc     Publication Date:  1995  
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Created Date:  2008-05-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9502019     Medline TA:  Diagn Ther Endosc     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  153-7     Citation Subset:  -    
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Department of Otorhinolaryngology University Hospital Free University of Brussels Laarbeeklaan 101 Brussels 1090 Belgium.
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Journal ID (nlm-ta): Diagn Ther Endosc
ISSN: 1070-3608
ISSN: 1029-0516
Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
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Copyright ? 1995 Hindawi Publishing Corporation.
open-access: This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Received Day: 7 Month: 3 Year: 1994
Accepted Day: 29 Month: 6 Year: 1994
Print publication date: Year: 1995
Volume: 1 Issue: 3
First Page: 153 Last Page: 157
ID: 2362485
PubMed Id: 18493358
Publisher Item Identifier: S1070360895000063
DOI: 10.1155/DTE.1.153

Fiberscopic Imaging of the Pediatric Nasopharynx
Deyun Wang
Peter Clement
Department of OtorhinolaryngologyUniversity HospitalFree University of BrusselsLaarbeeklaan 101Brussels1090Belgium


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