An update on the diagnosis and treatment of sinusitis and nasal polyposis

@article{Bachert2003AnUO,
  title={An update on the diagnosis and treatment of sinusitis and nasal polyposis},
  author={Claus Bachert and Karl H{\"o}rmann and R M{\"o}sges and Gerd Rasp and Herbert Riechelmann and R M{\"u}ller and Horst Luckhaupt and Boris Alexander Stuck and Claudia Rudack},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2003},
  volume={58}
}
IntroductionTerminologySinusitis (more properly known as rhinosinusitis due tothe regular involvement of the nasal cavity) is a conditionwith a high and clearly increasing prevalence. According1to figures from IMS Health,acute sinusitis was diagnosed6.3 million times and chronic sinusitis 2.6 million times ina country like Germany over the course of one year (July2000–June 2001),resulting in 8.5 million and 3.4 millionprescriptions,respectively. The number of diagnoses of‘‘nasal polyposis’’ was… 
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Development and diagnostics of bacterial acute rhinosinusitis in young adults
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Assessing the effects of antibiotics versus placebo or no treatment in adults with acute rhinosinusitis in ambulatory care settings found that antibiotics can shorten time to cure, but only 5 to 11 more people per 100 will be cured faster if they receive antibiotics instead of placebo orNo treatment.
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A STUDY ON AETIOPATHOGENESIS AND MANAGEMENT OF NASAL POLYPOSIS
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In the present cross-sectional study, 100 patients diagnosed with nasal polyposis in the age group of 10-60 years of both the sexes were studied during this period from June 2014 to October 2015, and men are most commonly seen affecting than women.
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