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Table 1 Nasal endoscopic for pharyngeal orifices of eustachian tube

From: Eustachian tube dysfunction in patients with house dust mite-allergic rhinitis

Characteristics Side score
Posterior turbinate swelling Left 0–2
Right 0–2
Posterior nostril secretion Left 0–2
Right 0–2
Torus tubarius swelling Left 0–2
Right 0–2
Nasopharyngeal lymphatic hyperplasia Left 0–2
Right 0–2
The shape of pharyngeal oridices Left 0–2
Right 0–2
Total score   0–20
  1. Posterior turbinate swelling 0 = no swelling, 1 = mild (still has gap with nasal septum) 2 = severe (very close to nasal septum)
  2. Posterior nostril secretion 0 = none 1 = little, watery 2 = attached by viscous secretion
  3. Torus tubarius swelling 0 = none 1 = mild 2 = severe
  4. Nasopharyngeal lymphatic hyperplasia 0 = none 1 = mild 2 = severe
  5. The shape of pharyngeal oridices 0 = round or oval, 1 = fissure, 2 = can’t see