Eosinophilia in chronic childhood sinusitis.

  title={Eosinophilia in chronic childhood sinusitis.},
  author={Fuad M. Baroody and Cynthia A Hughes and Patrick McDowell and Ralph Hruban and S. James Zinreich and Robert M. Naclerio},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  volume={121 12},
OBJECTIVES To quantify eosinophilia in sinus tissues obtained from children with chronic sinusitis and to correlate the degree of eosinophilia with history of asthma, allergy, cystic fibrosis, and preoperative computed tomographic (CT) scans. DESIGN Examination of surgical specimens from children who underwent functional endoscopic sinus surgery and controls. SETTING Tertiary care medical center. PATIENTS Thirty-four children who underwent functional endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic… CONTINUE READING


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