Volume 6 Issue 4 (April, 2018)

Original Articles

Retrospective Analysis of Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis Visited in Hospital- A Hospital Based Study
Anwar Ali, F.H. Gauri, Ikram Hussain, Nusrat Gauri

Background: Adult chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is one of the most common health care problems for which an individual seeks medical care, resulting in high direct medical costs. Aim of the study: To retrospectively analyze patients with chronic rhinosinositis visiting in hospital. Materials and methods: The study was conducted in the department of General medicine of the Government D.B. General Hospital, Churu, Rajasthan, India. We reviewed the medical records of 50 patients with a clinical diagnosis of Chronic Rhinos sinusitis. All charts were reviewed and the information acquired. Results: A total of patients were selected for the study. We observed that 21 patients had history of anemia, 35 patients had history of reactive airway disease, 18 patients had the history of middle ear disease, 19 had history of eczema, 34 had history of tobacco exposure and 19 patients had family history of asthma. Conclusion: The most common symptom experienced by patients was rhinorrhea and the most common past medical history of the patients was reactive airway disease.
Keywords: Rhinosinositis, cough, asthma

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