Scientists supported by NIAID and other institutions are investigating whether chronic sinusitis
has genetic causes.
RH : The treated group of 10 subjects was compared to an untreated control group of 18 subjects, all of whom were selected for inclusion in the study due to chronic sinusitis
Though the sinuses' underlying purpose is still unclear, they are all too familiar to American doctors and their patients because of what happens when the thin tissues lining them become inflamed, as occurs in chronic sinusitis
The advent of functional endoscopic sinus surgery, to replace the more traditional Caldwell-Luc procedure as the treatment of choice of chronic sinusitis
, has placed new demands on imaging of the paranasal sinuses.
Research has linked cases of chronic sinusitis
to growths in the sinuses called nasal polyps and a deviated septum in the nose, which can cause blockages.
Laid up with chronic sinusitis
, the poor girl is expectorating at a rate of knots, and it ain't pretty.
A reappraisal of nasal saline solution use in chronic sinusitis
. Chest 2003; 124:2036-2037.
However, a state court did not find that the woman's exposure to smoke was a legal cause of her medical problems, which also include chronic sinusitis
SAN ANTONIO -- Consider the diagnosis of fungal sinusitis in patients with chronic sinusitis
, especially if nasal polyps are present, Dr.
Philip Scheinberg's study detail a new treatment option for patients currently suffering from sinus infections related to chronic sinusitis
. According to the Center for Disease Control, sinusitis is the most prevalent chronic condition facing Americans, with 32 million suffering from chronic sinusitis
Otherwise, chronic sinusitis
can cause what is known as post-nasal drip where there is a intermittent flow of mucus down the back of the throat, which is often worse at night.
, sinusitis that persists for at least 3 weeks, affects an estimated 32 million people in the United States.