Fast Five Quiz: Nasal Polyps

Arlen D. Meyers, MD, MBA


February 06, 2020

Figure 1. Radiograph of nasal polyp

An increased incidence of nasal polyps has been found in patients with cystic fibrosis; those with aspirin-hypersensitivity triad may also have increased susceptibility. Only 1.5% of individuals with allergic rhinitis have nasal polyps; conversely, 5% of nonallergic individuals have nasal polyps. No gender or racial predilection for nasal polyps has been reported.

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