Chronic inflammatory lesion of nasal mucosa
Arise from ethmoidal cells but can arise from maxillary sinus mucosa although less common
Appearance of edematous pedunculated mass in the nasal cavity...
Symptoms present >12 weeks (2).
Two or more symptoms, one of which is either nasal blockage/obstruction/congestion OR nasal discharge
Nasal obstruction/restricted nasal airflow: persistent ...
Intranasal corticosteroid use has been demonstrated to reduce polyp size and recurrence as well as improvement in nasal congestion based on controlled studies (1)[A].
Treat for a minimum of 1...
Acute/chronic sinus infection
Heterotropic bone formation within the sinus cavity
Twice as likely in those with asthma
Bachert C. Evidence-based management of nasal polyposis by intranasal corticosteroids: from the cause to the clinic. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2011;155(4):309–321. [View Abst...
J33.9 Nasal polyp, unspecified
J33.0 Polyp of nasal cavity
J33.8 Other polyp of sinus
J33.1 Polypoid sinus degeneration
471.9 Unspecified nasal polyp
471.0 Polyp of nasal cavity
471.8 Other p...
Intranasal corticosteroid use has been demonstrated to reduce polyp size and recurrence as well as to improve nasal congestion.
Asthma is a common concomitant diagnosis and is often pre...
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