The so-called 'allergic' nasal polyp.

  title={The so-called 'allergic' nasal polyp.},
  author={Ake Davidsson and Henrik B. Hellquist},
  journal={ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its related specialties},
  volume={55 1},
A series of 95 consecutive patients who have had a polypectomy was investigated with regard to clinical history and the morphology of the polyps. The results were compared with a series of 203 patients with allergy, of whom 12 had been polypectomized. The study revealed that a high percentage of the 95 patients had subjective complaints, particularly nasal congestion, nasal discharge, sneezing, headache, snoring and a loss of smell. The latter was present in nearly 58% of the patients, and… CONTINUE READING

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