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Sinusitis 2016, 1(1), 88-91; doi:10.3390/sinusitis1010088

Sinusitis and Respiratory Disease at Pediatric Age

Pediatric Immunology Center, Barcelona 08028, Spain
Former Head of the Department of Pediatric Immunoallergology, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona 08028, Spain
Academic Editor: César Picado
Received: 7 March 2016 / Revised: 11 May 2016 / Accepted: 11 May 2016 / Published: 31 May 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sinusitis and Lower Airways Diseases)
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Here, we present a review of the development of paranasal sinuses and pathologies associated to them, allergic and/or infectious sinusitis, in children. A review of 200 medical records of children and adolescents affected with respiratory disease is carried out. 66 patients (33%) were diagnosed with sinusitis, six of which did not present any other respiratory processes. Of the remainder, association with rhinitis, asthma, or wheezy bronchitis, and one case with immune deficiency, was found. Other associated pathologies, such as cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, and other processes described as associated with sinusitis, were not detected in any case. View Full-Text
Keywords: sinusitis; rhinitis; asthma; wheezy bronchitis; children; adolescents sinusitis; rhinitis; asthma; wheezy bronchitis; children; adolescents
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. (CC BY 4.0).

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Muñoz-López, F. Sinusitis and Respiratory Disease at Pediatric Age. Sinusitis 2016, 1, 88-91.

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