Complications of nasal polyps

Nasal Polyps>>Definition>>Classification>>Ethmoidal polyp>>Antrocoanal polyp>>Prevention>>Complication>>Differential diagnosis PREVENTION OF RECURRENCE OF NASAL POLYPS  Identify the underlying cause of polyps and treat it accordingly. COMPLICATIONS OF NASAL POLYPS. 1.     Nasal obstruction 2.     Insomnia 3.     Sinusitis 4.     Respiratory tract infections 5.     Broadening of nose and... Read more

ANTROCOANAL POLYPS

Nasal Polyps>>Definition>>Classification>>Ethmoidal polyp>>Antrocoanal polyp>>Prevention>>Complication>>Differential diagnosis   DEFINITION  This polyp arises from the mucosa of maxillary antrum near its accessory ostium, comes out and grows in choana and nasal cavity. Thus it has 3 parts           Antral ·              Choanal... Read more

ETHMOIDAL POLYPI

Nasal Polyps>>Definition>>Classification>>Ethmoidal polyp>>Antrocoanal polyp>>Prevention>>Complication>>Differential diagnosis Nasal Polyps ETHMOIDAL POLYPI  Definition There is edematous hypertrophy of submucosa with loose fibrous stroma. ETIOLOGY Polyps are RED FLAGS indicating the presence of chronic inflammatory: chronic sinusitis (longstanding bacterial infection of facial sinuses) is one explanation; as is... Read more

Definition of nasal polyps

Nasal Polyps    Definition>Classification>Ethmoidal polyp>Antrocoanal    polyp>Prevention>Complication>Differential diagnosis DEFINITION  Nasal polyps are non-neoplastic masses of edematous nasal or sinus mucosa  INCIDENCE  Incidence in general population is unknown possibly between 1 % -2 % .There is higher incidence in asthmatics (20 –30... Read more

Nasal Polyps

Definition Nasal polyps are non-neoplastic masses of edematous nasal or sinus mucosa Incidence Approx 1-2 percent in general population Classification Nasal polyps are classified into 2 main categories. Ethmoidal polyp There is edematous hypertrophy of submucosa with loose fibrous stroma.... Read more