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REVIEW ARTICLE

Medical Therapy for Fungal Rhinosinusitis

Keywords : Amphotericin B,Itraconazole,Voriconazole,Azole,steroids,antifungal

Citation Information : Medical Therapy for Fungal Rhinosinusitis. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2009; 1 (1):63-68.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1009

Published Online: 01-12-2009

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2009; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Medical therapy forms an important modality in the management of fungal rhinosinusitis. This essentially comprises of topical as well as systemic antifungals, steroids or both, depending upon the nature of the disease. The drugs may need to be started preoperatively in some conditions, but it is essentially the postoperative management which is vital to prevent recurrences, and may sometimes continue for months. Discussed here are the various forms of fungal rhinosinusitis and their proposed regimens.


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