Improvement of chronic rhinitis under aspirin.

  title={Improvement of chronic rhinitis under aspirin.},
  author={Christos Merkonidis and V Gudziol and Mariapaola Paola Cecchini and Johannes C. Gerber and Han-Seok Seo and C Bachert and Thomas Hummel},
  journal={Respiratory care},
  volume={57 3},
In a subset of aspirin-tolerant asthmatics, administration of aspirin improves respiratory symptoms. We present a patient with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps who exhibited relief of nasal obstruction and nasal discharge and improvement in the sense of smell following oral administration of 150 mg of aspirin daily. Improvement in the patency of the nasal passages was documented by nasal endoscopy and magnetic resonance imaging. Improvement of olfactory function was documented by… CONTINUE READING