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[Morphological study of thick basement membrane-like layer in chronic rhinosinusitis].

  title={[Morphological study of thick basement membrane-like layer in chronic rhinosinusitis].},
  author={Le Liang and Hong-gang Liu and Chun-yan He},
  journal={Zhonghua er bi yan hou tou jing wai ke za zhi = Chinese journal of otorhinolaryngology head and neck surgery},
  volume={41 1},
OBJECTIVE To observe the thick basement membrane-like layer under the damaged epithelium in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) and to study its principal components. METHODS Patients (n = 40) with CRS undergoing functional endoscopic sinus surgery were recruited for the study. Patients (n = 10) with no evidence of sinus disease were used as control subjects. Ethmoidal sinus mucosa specimen were stained by PAS staining to measure the thickness of basement membrane-like layer… CONTINUE READING