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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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In the nasal cavity, surgical options include endoscopic excision, lateral rhinotomy, and even facial degloving, depending on the size and location of the lesion.
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.
An open rhinoplasty approach along with a lateral rhinotomy was used to expose and then resect the tumor en bloc.
al[26] (case 6) True hemangiopericytoma Compagno and 1976 42-79/ Nasal cavity, 20-70 Hyams[10] 9M, 14F n = 13 (23 cases) Ethmoid, n = 7 Sphenoethmoid, n = 3 Batsakis et 1983 79/F Nasal cavity 30 al[24] Eichhorn et 1990 50/F Middle 21 al[26] (case 8) turbinate Present case 1 2001 78/F Nasal cavity 25 Present case 2 2001 60/M Nasal cavity Source Spread Treatment Soft tissue--type hemangiopericytoma Stout[3] Orbit Excision Murashima[12] Nasal septum, Incomplete nasopharynx excision Lnczyk[15] Cribriform palate Local excision Craniotomy Benveniste None Partial and Harris[19] ethmoidectomy Cryosurgery Gudrun[22] Nasopharynx, Lateral rhinotomy frontal sinus, Radiation nasal cavity, anterior cranial fossa Tsuneyoshi .
After embolization of the tumor-feeding vessels from the ECA, surgery was performed through a previous lateral rhinotomy.
A Weber-Fergusson lateral rhinotomy with total excision of the mass by craniofacial approach was performed 3 months after biopsy.
9) For tumors that involve the nasal fosse and/or the pterygopalatine fosse, a lateral rhinotomy with resection of the medial antral wall is appropriate.
The patient underwent a right lateral rhinotomy with wide local excision and primary closure of the right medial canthal soft tissues.