Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Clinical profile among patients with nasal polyp

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Rimjhim Sharma1 , Farkhanda Majeed2 , Preeti Sharma3 , Iftikhar Ganie4 , Shweta Purbi5 , Girja Thakur6


ABSTRACT: Background: To study the clinical features of nasal polyp. Materials & methods: A total of 20 subjects were enrolled. Patients presenting with clinical features of nasal polyp, of all age groups and both sexes, and also recurrence cases were included. The two types of polyps were included as ethmoidal and antrochoanal polyps. They were further divided as unilateral or bilateral. Data was collected and results were evaluated using SPSS software. Results: A total of 20 subjects were enrolled. The most common symptom was nasal obstruction seen in 18 subjects (90%), followed by sneezing present in 11 subjects (55%) followed by headache in 10 subjects (50%) and nasal discharge in 8 (40%). Epistaxis was the least seen in 1 patient (5%). Conclusion: Antrochoanal polyps had 100% unilateral presentation with predominance of right side (60%).

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