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rhinitis

 [ri-ni´tis]
inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose; it may be either mild and chronic or acute. Viruses, bacteria, and allergens are responsible for its varied manifestations. Often a viral rhinitis is complicated by a bacterial infection caused by streptococci, staphylococci, and pneumococci or other bacteria. hay fever, an acute type of allergic rhinitis, is also subject to bacterial complications. Many factors assist the invasion of the mucous membranes by bacteria, including allergens, excessive dryness, exposure to dampness and cold, excessive inhalation of dust, and injury to the nasal cilia due to viral infection.



It usually is not serious, but some forms may be contagious. The mucous membrane of the nose becomes swollen and there is a nasal discharge. Some types are accompanied by fever, muscle aches, and general discomfort with sneezing and running eyes. Breathing through the nose may become difficult or impossible. Often rhinitis is accompanied by inflammation of the throat and sinuses. If bacterial infection develops, the nasal discharge is thick and contains pus.

Acute rhinitis is the medical term for the common cold. Chronic rhinitis may result in permanent thickening of the nasal mucosa. Treatment of rhinitis is aimed at eliminating the primary cause and administration of decongestants to relieve nasal congestion.
acute rhinitis common cold.
allergic rhinitis any allergic reaction of the nasal mucosa, occurring perennially (nonseasonal allergic rhinitis) or seasonally (hay fever).
atrophic rhinitis a chronic form of nonallergic noninfectious rhinitis marked by wasting of the mucous membrane and the glands. It is sometimes the result of trauma, vascular damage by radiation therapy, and environmental irritants, and disease has also been implicated.
rhinitis caseo´sa that with a caseous, gelatinous, and fetid discharge.
fibrinous rhinitis membranous rhinitis.
hypertrophic rhinitis that with thickening and swelling of the mucous membrane.
membranous rhinitis chronic rhinitis with the formation of a false membrane, as in nasal diphtheria; called also fibrinous rhinitis.
nonseasonal allergic rhinitis allergic rhinitis occurring continuously or intermittently all year round, due to exposure to a more or less ever-present allergen, marked by sudden attacks of sneezing, swelling of the nasal mucosa with profuse watery discharge, itching of the eyes, and lacrimation. Called also nonseasonal or perennial hay fever.
seasonal allergic rhinitis hay fever.
vasomotor rhinitis
1. nonallergic rhinitis in which transient changes in vascular tone and permeability (with the same symptoms of allergic rhinitis) are brought on by such stimuli as mild chilling, fatigue, anger, and anxiety.
2. any condition of allergic or nonallergic rhinitis, as opposed to infectious rhinitis.

a·cute rhi·ni·tis

an acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose, marked by sneezing, lacrimation, and a profuse secretion of watery mucus; usually associated with infection by one of the common cold viruses of acute allergic rhinitis.

coryza

/co·ry·za/ (ko-ri´zah) [L.] acute rhinitis.

coryza

(kə-rī′zə)
n.
See cold.

coryza

See rhinitis.

coryza

Medtalk → Vox populi Runny nose

a·cute rhi·ni·tis

(ă-kyūt' rī-nī'tis)
Sudden onset of catarrhal inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose, marked by sneezing, lacrimation, and a profuse secretion of watery mucus; usually associated with infection by one of the common cold viruses.
Synonym(s): coryza.

coryza

The medical term for the common cold. See COLD.

coryza (k·rīˑ·z),

n nasal discharge often accompanying the common cold and other conditions.

a·cute rhi·ni·tis

(ă-kyūt' rī-nī'tis)
Acute inflammation of the mucous membranes, marked by sneezing, lacrimation, and profuse secretion of watery mucus; usually associated with infection by one of the common cold viruses of acute allergic rhinitis.
Synonym(s): coryza.

coryza

profuse discharge from the mucous membrane of the nose.

infectious coryza
see fowl coryza.
pigeon coryza
see pigeon herpesvirus.
turkey coryza
an upper respiratory tract disease, probably caused by Bordetella avium, occurring in turkey poults under conditions of stress, particularly poor ventilation. There is sneezing, a mucoid rhinotracheitis and collapse of the trachea. Secondary airsacculitis and pericarditis are common. Mortality is often as high as 25%. Called also rhinotracheitis.
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Coryza in layer farming was found serious issue as compared to broilers the reason of which is seasonal farming of broilers as most of the farmers are not rearing broilers in winter months of December, January and February.
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Opening March 7 at the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, the exhibit will include this Coryza vase designed by Marcel Wanders in 2005.
The early symptoms of measles are malaise, cough, coryza (runny nose), and conjunctivitis with photophobia or sensitivity to light.
Pharyngitis: Symptoms of pharyngitis include sudden onset of high fever, headaches, pharyngitis, coryza, abdominal pain, and vomiting (Uphold & Graham, 2003).
After an incubation period of 2 to 14 days, symptoms begin with an abrupt onset of fever (100[degrees] to 104[degrees]F), headache, chills, rigor, body aches, coryza, and sore throat: As was the case with our patient, the glandular form of tularemia involves adenopathy, usually cervical in the deep jugular chain without an apparent skin lesion.
HPS may be mistaken for influenza or aseptic meningitis, except that sore throats, coryza (inflammation of the nasal membranes) and meningism (irritation of the brain and spinal cord) are not common in HPS patients.
9 degrees F, and at least one of the following symptoms: cough, coryza, or conjunctivitis (Graham & Uphold, 1994).
Tammy developed an upper respiratory tract infection with dry cough, nasal congestion, coryza, and sneezing.