Fast Five Quiz: Nasal Polyps Surgical Management and Polypectomy

Arlen D. Meyers, MD, MBA


June 29, 2020

Patients with chronic allergic rhinitis; chronic sinusitis; and, less frequently, underlying disease, such as cystic fibrosis, may be at risk for the development of nasal polyps. Common presenting symptoms include nasal obstruction; chronic rhinosinusitis; exacerbation of asthma; and, infrequently, nasal and facial deformity. Nasal polyps have been associated with considerable morbidity, economic costs, and impairment in quality of life. When severe symptoms of obstruction and infection are refractory to medical treatment, surgical intervention may be required.

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