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Surgical Management of Fungal Rhinosinusitis

Keywords : Fungal rhinosinusitis,fungus ball,invasive,endoscopic surgical procedures

Citation Information : Surgical Management of Fungal Rhinosinusitis. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2009; 1 (1):69-75.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1010

Published Online: 01-12-2009

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


Abstract

Fungal rhinosinusitis is on the rise. Most current treatment protocols for fungal rhinosinusitis include surgery combined with medical therapy. Endoscopic sinus surgery has revolutionized the management of this disease limiting the use of the open surgical approaches to very extensive cases with orbital, soft tissue or intracranial involvement by invasive fungal rhinosinusitis. A regular and thorough follow-up is mandatory in all cases to check for recurrences. This article discusses the various forms of fungal rhinosinusitis and their surgical management.


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