Understanding sinusitis

Rhinosinusitis is a disease in which there is inlammation of nasal mucosa and adjacent sinus mucosa.It is mainly due to pre existing allergey,asthma,nasal mass(polyp),bacterial or fungal infection.

Patient mainly complain of nasal blockage,headache,recurrent rhinorrhoea,sneezing,facial pain or pressure.

For diagnosis, we should evalute the patient with complete history and nasal endoscopic examination , allergy profile test and radiological test.

Tretment options available

 Medical treatment- antibiotic, analgesic,intranasal steroid spray +\- oral steroids , nasal irrigation

Surgical treatment- functional endoscopic sinus surgery+\- septoturbinoplasty Balloon sinoplsty

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