Endoscopic Sinus Exam for Sinusitis
An endoscopic sinus exam allows the doctor to see all the structures inside the nose and the sinuses.
Before inserting the
The test is usually done by an ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialist (also called an
Why It Is Done
An endoscopic sinus exam may be used if:
Findings of an endoscopic sinus exam may include the following.
Bones and soft tissues appear normal.
What To Think About
An endoscopic sinus exam is the best method of examining the nasal passages and sinus openings because it can detect small growths in the nose (polyps) and other problems that may be missed by routine examination.
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