TITLE

Granulomatous diseases and chronic sinusitis

AUTHOR(S)
Kohanski, Michael A.; Reh, Douglas D.
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy;May/Jun2013 Supplement, pS39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Nasal crusting, rhinitis, and sinusitis are presentations of common conditions; however, these can also be the presenting symptoms of an underlying systemic disorder such as an infection, malignancy, or granulomatous disease. Granulomatous diseases with head and neck manifestations include Wegener's granulomatosis, Churg-Strauss syndrome, and sarcoidosis. These diseases are managed through a multidisciplinary approach that often includes otolaryn-gologists. This article presents a brief review of granulomatous diseases and their rhinologic manifestations and includes relevant diagnostic tests and systemic and local treatment options.
ACCESSION #
88004210

 

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