Articles tagged with "fungus"

Rooting Out CRS Causes Is Cause for Debate

PHILADELPHIA-It is generally accepted that foreign microbial antigens drive the inflammation in chronic rhinosinusitis. Which antigens are responsible, though, is not certain. But researchers are trying to find out.

Fungal Theory Debated in Amphotericin B Controversy

Affecting more than 30 million Americans, chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) has been a frustrating disease with no long-lasting results from traditional steroidal and antibiotic treatment, or from surgery. With both clinicians and patients desperate for a solution, it is not surprising that hope-and controversy-has arisen over a potential new therapy.