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White's claim of Allergic Fungal Sinusitis based upon the well accepted diagnostic criteria in the medical community.
Noninvasive disease comes in two forms: Allergic fungal sinusitis and mycetoma ("fungus ball").
The significance of allergic mucin devoid of fungus is currently unknown and there is a need for comparative clinicopathologic study of patients with allergic fungal sinusitis and an allergic fungal sinusitis-like syndrome.
Since that time, numerous other fungi, including Curvularia, have been identified to cause the same clinical entity, and the term allergic fungal sinusitis (AFS) was coined.
Allergic fungal sinusitis, also known as allergic mucin and eosinophilic fungal rhinosinusitis, is an allergic response in the sinonasal tract mucosa to aerosolized fungal allergens, amplified and perpetuated by eosinophils.
The patient did have allergic fungal sinusitis and presented as you described, with typical allergic mucin.
The role of powered instrumentation in the surgical treatment of allergic fungal sinusitis.
The two most common concomitant diagnoses in the study population were allergic fungal sinusitis (13.
3) Noninvasive forms include sinus mycetomas and allergic fungal sinusitis.
Sixteen patients with a history of allergic fungal sinusitis were given fluconazole nasal spray and followed for 3 months.