Medical treatment of chronic sinusitis in the immunocompetent and immunosuppressed patient: a review.

@article{Rybak1982MedicalTO,
  title={Medical treatment of chronic sinusitis in the immunocompetent and immunosuppressed patient: a review.},
  author={Leonard P Rybak},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={1982},
  volume={90 5},
  pages={534-9}
}
  • Leonard P Rybak
  • Published 1982 in
    Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official…
Chronic sinusitis may arise from a variety of causes. Failure of mucociliary transport, nasal obstruction, and breakdown of the mucosal barrier are important mechanisms that may contribute to irreversible tissue pathologic changes in the paranasal sinuses. Diagnosis is usually made radiographically using plain films, polytomography, or computerized tomography. Medical treatment attacks underlying causes such as allergy or viscous mucus secretions. In addition to antibiotic therapy, management… CONTINUE READING

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