Allergic fungal sinusitis: clinicopathological characteristics.

@article{Chhabra1996AllergicFS,
  title={Allergic fungal sinusitis: clinicopathological characteristics.},
  author={Ankush Chhabra and Kumut Kumar Handa and Arunaloke Chakrabarti and Sher Baj Singh Mann and Naresh Kumar Panda},
  journal={Mycoses},
  year={1996},
  volume={39 11-12},
  pages={437-41}
}
Allergic fungal sinusitis is a comparatively new disease entity in paranasal sinus mycoses. It is not a very rare condition, but diagnosis is difficult to establish. Of 28 consecutive cases of allergic nasal polyposis during a 2-year period, 11 patients had allergic fungal sinusitis and the diagnosis was based on the presence of type I hypersensitivity, eosinophilic mucus without tissue invasion of fungi on histopathology and detection of septate hyphae on direct microscopy. On culture… CONTINUE READING

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