Rhinosinusitis in cystic fibrosis: not a simple story.

@article{Babiski2008RhinosinusitisIC,
  title={Rhinosinusitis in cystic fibrosis: not a simple story.},
  author={Dariusz Babiński and Maria Trawińska-Bartnicka},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2008},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={619-24}
}
OBJECTIVE Chronic inflammation of sinuses and nasal mucosa is found in 74-100% patients suffering from cystic fibrosis, whereas nasal polyps in 6-44% patients. The aim of this paper is to assess rhinosinusitis types taking into account the forms of cystic fibrosis and the kind of CFTR gene mutation. MATERIAL AND METHODS The author presents material of 126 cystic fibrosis patients, 90 with typical clinical features and 36 with atypical phenotype. Genetic tests were carried out to determine the… CONTINUE READING
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