ALLERGIC RHINITIS AND ADENOID HYPERTROPHY IN CHILDREN: IS ADENOIDECTOMY ALWAYS REALLY USEFUL?

@article{Colavita2015ALLERGICRA,
  title={ALLERGIC RHINITIS AND ADENOID HYPERTROPHY IN CHILDREN: IS ADENOIDECTOMY ALWAYS REALLY USEFUL?},
  author={Laura Colavita and Michele Miraglia del Giudice and Giovanni Stroscio and Carmela Visalli and Tommaso Alterio and Caterina Pidone and M. R. Pizzino and Teresa Arrigo and Roberto Chimenz and Carmelo Damiano Salpietro and Caterina Cuppari},
  journal={Journal of biological regulators and homeostatic agents},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 2 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          58-63
        }
}
Allergic rhinitis (AR) and adenoid hypertrophy (AH) are common in children and are often associated with each other. Recent studies have shown improvement of respiratory symptoms and reduction in the adenoid volume after anti-allergic medical therapy (intranasal corticosteroids, antihistamines). The aim of our retrospective study is to evaluate the effectiveness of adenoidectomy on respiratory symptoms in pediatric patients with AR. We recruited 404 pediatric patients with AR, and we divided… CONTINUE READING

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