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Noun1.rhinotomy - surgical procedure in which an incision is made in the nose to drain accumulated pus
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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One patient required craniofacial resection, two required lateral rhinotomy and 14 were managed endoscopically.
Of them, 18 cases (which included 16 polyps & 2 haemangiomas) were addressed by endoscopic approach, 3 cases of angiofibroma were dealt by transpalatal approach while 4 cases (2 cases of inverted papilloma and 2 nasal melanomas) required lateral rhinotomy approach for complete tumour removal.
Surgical treatment of canine nasal aspergillosis by rhinotomy combined with enilconazole infusion and oral itraconazole.
Complete resection using endoscopic approaches (n=20) or open surgery (n=11), for example, lateral rhinotomy with medial maxillectomy, were performed.
For the resection of tumors involving the cranial base or orbit, the craniofacial or rhinotomy approach is frequently used.
Treatment requires the complete removal of the existing rhinolith, either by anterior rhinoscopy or nasal endoscopy, although a lateral rhinotomy has been required in some cases.
In the nasal cavity, surgical options include endoscopic excision, lateral rhinotomy, and even facial degloving, depending on the size and location of the lesion.
Concerning the nasal involvement, lateral rhinotomy, midfacial degloving, transpalatal surgery and endoscopic surgery are some surgical approaches depending on the localisation and tumour size.
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.