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Respiratory Disorders Part II: A Photo Essay

Respiratory Disorders Part II: A Photo Essay

An 18-year-old woman with a history of allergic rhinitis and moderate persistent asthma presented with right-sided nasal congestion of 6 months’ duration. A CT scan showed complete opacification of the right maxillary sinus with increased attenuation of the mucin. Allergic fungal rhinosinusitis, the most common form of noninvasive fungal sinusitis, was the diagnosis.

Image courtesy of Joseph J. Sclafani, MD, Douglas Gottschalk, MD, and Kirk H. Waibel, MD.

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