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ALLMedicine™ Allergic Fungal Sinusitis Center

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Pediatric Allergic Fungal Sinusitis: A Clinical Review.
Pediatric Annals; Mancuso RF

Jul 15th, 2021 - Allergic fungal sinusitis (AFS) is the most common type of fungal sinus infection. AFS is a robust allergic reaction to inhaled soil fungi that causes sinus inflammation, and the fungal debris then accumulates in the sinus cavities. This accumulat...

A Comparison of Sphenoid Sinus Osteoneogenesis in Aspirin-Exacerbated Respiratory Disease.
American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy; Malfitano MJ, Santarelli GD et. al.

Jul 14th, 2020 - Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) is characterized by excessive leukotriene production, diffuse polyp burden and osteitic bone changes. These bony changes have not been previously characterized. The aim of this radiographic study is t...

Contemporary Classification of Chronic Rhinosinusitis Beyond Polyps vs No Polyps: A Rev...
JAMA Otolaryngology-- Head & Neck Surgery; Grayson JW, Hopkins C et. al.

Jul 9th, 2020 - Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is a broadly defined process that has previously been used to describe many different sinonasal pathologic conditions from odontogenic sinusitis and allergic fungal sinusitis to the more contemporary definition of broa...

Allergic Fungal Sinusitis Imitating an Aggressive Skull Base Lesion in the Setting of P...
The Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology; Krane NA, Beswick DM et. al.

Jun 30th, 2020 - We report a case of acutely worsening allergic fungal sinusitis in a patient receiving immunotherapy with pembrolizumab, a programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1) inhibitor. A 53-year-old man with a history of metastatic melanoma and recent initiat...

Allergic Fungal Sinusitis

Apr 12th, 2020 - Practice Essentials Over the past few decades, allergic fungal sinusitis (AFS) has become increasingly defined. [1] Historically mistaken for a paranasal sinus tumor, allergic fungal sinusitis (AFS) now is believed to be an allergic reaction to ae...

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Sinusitis: Allergies, antibiotics, aspirin, asthma
Cristine Radojicic, MD

ABSTRACTSinusitis is very common, so it is important to understand its pathophysiology, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatments. In cases of chronic sinusitis, adjunctive therapies and evaluation by subspecialists may be warranted.

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