Abstract

DIAGNOSIS & MANAGEMENT OF ALLERGIC FUNGAL SINUSITIS

Author(s): Syam Manohar Gadhamsetty1, Majid Jabbar Khan2

BACKGROUND
Chronic sinusitis is one of the common diagnosis in ENT practice. Allergic fungal sinusitis is a clinical entity with characteristic clinical, radiographic and histopathological findings. Allergic fungal sinusitis and eosinophilic mucin rhinosinusitis can easily be misdiagnosed.
AIM OF STUDY
A prospective clinical study of allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis to use diagnostic criteria to confirm the disease with Radiological, Pathological & Microbiological investigations and their management.
MATERIALS & METHODS
A prospective study of allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis in 2 years from November 2011 to October 2013. Among the patients who attended the ENT OPD during this period, 21 patients with symptoms and signs suggestive of Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis are selected.