Surgical management of rhinosinusitis

A. Simon Carney, Raymond Sacks

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As the mucosa of the paranasal sinuses are in direct continuity with that of the nasal cavity, the term ‘rhinosinusitis’ has now been recognized as the correct description of a disease defined as: ‘inflammation of the nose and the paranasal sinuses characterized by two or more symptoms, one of which should be either nasal blockage/obstruction/ congestion or nasal discharge (anterior/posterior nasal drip): +/− facial pain/pressure +/− reduction or sense of smell’.

Rhinosinusitis of less than 12 weeks with complete resolution of symptoms is termed acute rhinosinusitis (ARS) with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) developing at or after 12 weeks of symptoms without complete resolution...
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationScott-Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationBasic Sciences, Endocrine Surgery, Rhinology
EditorsJohn C. Watkinson, Raymond W. Clarke
PublisherCRC Press/Balkema
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)978-1-138-09461-1, 978-1-4441-7589-9
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jun 2018


  • rhinosinusitis
  • surgical management
  • patient management


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