Advances in management of paranasal sinus aspergillosis.

@article{Daudia2008AdvancesIM,
  title={Advances in management of paranasal sinus aspergillosis.},
  author={Anu Daudia and Nick S. Jones},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  year={2008},
  volume={122 4},
  pages={
          331-5
        }
}
Surgery remains the treatment of choice for mycetoma of the paranasal sinuses. Itraconazole has a useful role in reducing both the amount of surgery required and the amount of peri-operative bleeding in allergic aspergillosis, and continuing its use post-operatively for six weeks appears to reduce the recurrence rate (although a case-control study is required to validate this observation). In chronic invasive aspergillosis, itraconazole alone appears to be curative, although liver function… CONTINUE READING