5 Interesting Facts of Rhinosinusitis

  1. Characterized by inflammation or infection of nasal mucosa and sinuses
  2. Symptoms generally include frontal headache with pain located in the face, ears, or teeth; nasal congestion; purulent nasal secretions; and postnasal drip
  3. Upon examination, may find tenderness over affected sinuses, nasal mucosal edema, and purulent nasal secretions
  4. Sinus CT is indicated for recurrent or chronic sinusitis
    • Demonstrates mucosal thickening, loss of air-space volume, and opacification as a result of increased air-fluid levels
  5. Differentiated based on history and physical examination; recurrent or chronic cases are also differentiated based on sinus CT

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