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Chronic Rhinosinusitis in Cystic Fibrosis: Diagnosis and Medical Management

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Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Columbia University Irving Medical Center; New York, NY 10032, USA
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Department of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical Center; New York, NY 10032, USA
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Med. Sci. 2019, 7(2), 32; https://doi.org/10.3390/medsci7020032
Received: 20 January 2019 / Revised: 17 February 2019 / Accepted: 18 February 2019 / Published: 22 February 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Chronic Rhinosinusitis and Concomitant Medical Disorders)
Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is nearly ubiquitous in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). CF CRS is a challenging entity to define, diagnose, and treat, as patients often have severe refractory sinus disease in addition to complex medical comorbidities. The purpose of this article is to review the literature on the medical management of CF CRS and determine how to best identify, diagnose, and manage CF CRS. Ultimately, the treatment of these patients requires a multi-disciplinary approach involving the pulmonologist and otolaryngologist. View Full-Text
Keywords: rhinosinusitis; cystic fibrosis; diagnosis; medical management rhinosinusitis; cystic fibrosis; diagnosis; medical management
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Safi, C.; Zheng, Z.; Dimango, E.; Keating, C.; Gudis, D.A. Chronic Rhinosinusitis in Cystic Fibrosis: Diagnosis and Medical Management. Med. Sci. 2019, 7, 32.

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