A study to observe the prevalence of nasal polyposis among patients with chronic recurrent rhinosinusitis
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 2, Pages 555-559
AbstractBackground: Nasal polyposis is a prevalent condition that is said to affect between 1 and 4% of the general population. The aetiology of nasal polyps is largely unknown and has long been a topic of debate. Although historically have believed polyps to be a manifestation of allergy.
Objective: To find out the prevalence of nasal polyposis among patients with chronic recurrent rhinosinusitis.
Materials and Methods: This is a Cross-sectional study, was conducted in MYH a tertiary care hospital, Indore, M.P. A total of 338 patients presenting with symptoms of chronic rhino sinusitis and giving consent were recruited for the study. All patients with chronic recurrent rhinosinusitis were included in the study.
Result: The mean age of participants was 34.5-9 years. There was a preponderance of male gender among all the patients. The most common symptom was nasal discharge, followed by nasal obstruction, followed by headache, among all the participants, 46.1%.
Conclusion: From our study, we conclude that the chronic recurrent rhinosinusitis patient has a chance of developing a nasal polyp if left untreated.
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