Weather/temperature-sensitive vasomotor rhinitis may be refractory to intranasal corticosteroid treatment.

@article{Jacobs2009WeathertemperaturesensitiveVR,
  title={Weather/temperature-sensitive vasomotor rhinitis may be refractory to intranasal corticosteroid treatment.},
  author={Robert L Jacobs and Philip Lieberman and Edward Kent and Maryjane Silvey and Nicholas W Locantore and Edward E Philpot},
  journal={Allergy and asthma proceedings},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={120-7}
}
Vasomotor rhinitis (VMR) is a common but poorly understood disorder of which there are two major subgroups: VMR(w/t), triggered by weather/temperature and VMR(ir), triggered by airborne irritants. No specific biological pathways or specific treatments for VMR(w/t) or VMR(ir) have been identified. However, intranasal corticosteroids (INSs) are effective in treating many forms of nonallergic rhinitis that include these conditions. A recently introduced INS with established efficacy in allergic… CONTINUE READING