Chronic rhinosinusitis and emerging treatment options

  title={Chronic rhinosinusitis and emerging treatment options},
  author={Patorn Piromchai and Pornthep Kasemsiri and Supawan Laohasiriwong and Sanguansak Thanaviratananich},
  booktitle={International journal of general medicine},
This review describes the epidemiology and various treatments in chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) with nasal polyps (CRSwNP) and CRS without nasal polyps (CRSsNP). Evidence for short-term use of systemic corticosteroids has been shown to be favorable in CRSwNP, but still limited in CRSsNP. Topical corticosteroids improve symptom scores in both CRS subgroups. The role of microbes in CRS is still controversial. Culture-directed antibiotics are recommended for CRSsNP with exacerbation. Long-term use… CONTINUE READING
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