Reasearchers at the annual meeting of the Triological Society discussed antibiotics, nasal irrigation, ESS
Articles tagged with "sinus"
Diagnoses, management strategies for patients with sinus pressure, pain, headache
Have rates of sinus surgery changed over the last 10 years?
Allergic rhinitis among the elderly poses a particularly difficult diagnostic challenge for the otolaryngologist. As people age, they undergo immunosenescence. The thymus, which produces T cells against new invaders, atrophies markedly after adolescence, and this decline results in a less robust immune response to bacteria, viruses and presumably allergens (J Pathol. 2007;211(2):144-156). Consequently, physicians have assumed that allergies should decline as people age.