Acute sinusitis

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Associated conditions

A number of conditions other than a viral URI predispose to the development of sinusitis.

  • Sinusitis may complicate aso tracheal intubation. This is also a potential risk associated with large nasogastric tubes.



  • Recurrent sinusitis (often affecting the posterior sinuses) is fairly common in patients with moderate to advanced HIV infection.

  • Sinusitis is a common bacterial infection in children with neonatal HIV infection.

  • Sinusitis may also be part of clinical syndromes such as Kartagener disease,

    Wegener's granulomatosis, cystic fibrosis and quantitative disorders of immunoglobulin synthesis.


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dawn1206 

This is a great article, it covers, what seem to be the whole disease process. please continue these kind of articles.

Praveenkumar 

Good. But ie need in detailed explation of funcrions of all the sinus

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