Computed tomography staging of the paranasal sinuses in chronic hyperplastic rhinosinusitis.

@article{Friedman1990ComputedTS,
  title={Computed tomography staging of the paranasal sinuses in chronic hyperplastic rhinosinusitis.},
  author={William H. Friedman and George Katsantonis and M C Sivore and Saul Kay},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={1990},
  volume={100 11},
  pages={1161-5}
}
In this study, the computed tomography scans of 100 patients with chronic hyperplastic rhinosinusitis were reviewed to establish a clinical staging system. Fourteen percent of the patients were classified as Stage I (single-focus disease); 36% as Stage II (multifocal disease responsive to conservative therapy); 32% as Stage III (diffuse disease partially responsive to medication); and 16% as Stage IV (diffuse disease associated with bony changes and poorly responsive to conservative treatment… CONTINUE READING

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