TITLE

THE BASICS: Sinusitis

AUTHOR(S)
Hashmi, Taqi
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
GP: General Practitioner;4/18/2008, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on sinusitis, an inflammatory state of the paranasal sinuses brought about by nasal cavity inflammation. The disease is classified into acute sinusitis, which lasts less than three weeks, and chronic sinusitis, which lasts more than three months. Clinical diagnosis and symptoms, complications and antibiotic treatment of sinusitis are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
32602729

 

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