Nasendoscopy - image description

This is a side view of a head and shoulders. It shows the nose, mouth and throat. There is a tube from the back of the throat that goes down the neck. This is the gullet or oesophagus. In front of the gullet is the windpipe (trachea). It shows the larynx at the top of the windpipe. It shows a thin, flexible tube called a nasendoscope going into the nose and down into the upper part of the throat. The tube has a light at the end. At the other end of the tube there is an eyepiece for the doctor to look through.