Fungal sinusitis is a clinical entity that has been receiving increasing attention, nowadays, among the several types of upper respiratory tract diseases due to its growing incidence. By means of classification, this pathology can be divided in two forms: non-invasive (allergic fungal sinusitis, “fungus ball” or sinus mycetoma) and invasive (acute or fulminant invasive fungal sinusitis, slow-invasive fungal sinusitis). This affection has an unspecific clinical presentation; there are no clinical sings that can define its diagnosis. The late relies on microbiologic, histopatologic, radiological and endoscopic finds associated with the patient clinical presentation. The purpose of this paper is to present this findings in a prospective study in a 26 patients population.
Desenvolvido por Node1 Interactive – 2001