To date, the medical literature contains no data on the incidence of acute sinusitis
after maxillary sinus fractures.
Antibiotics are commonly prescribed for acute sinusitis
but with limited benefits.
In regard to sinus headache, the International Headache Society (IHS) classification states that chronic sinusitis is not a cause of headache and facial pain unless it relapses into an acute sinusitis
The most common complication of acute sinusitis
in young children is extension of the infection into the periorbital region.
Purulent rhinorrhoea, nasal congestion and facial pain or pressure are highly predictive of acute sinusitis
, but the distinction between AVRS and ABRS is often difficult.
The common cold is the main cause of acute sinusitis
, which is characterized by inflammation of the nasal cavities, blocked nasal passages and sometimes headaches and facial pain.
By confirming that there is no difference between the effect of therapeutic ultrasound compared with antibiotics, except for a faster benefit in terms of pain around the nose, this study provides evidence that ultrasound can be used as an alternative intervention to antibiotics for acute sinusitis
Benjamin almost called time on his career last summer after being forced to miss last summer's Olympic Games with acute sinusitis
, and has now taken the decision after failing to recapture the form which four years ago saw him ranked fourth in the world on merit.
Antibiotics have little if any positive effects on the severity and duration of symptoms of acute sinusitis
, and they cause adverse effects and create unnecessary expense.
The guideline outlines a suggested process for assessing pediatric and adult patients for acute sinusitis
, acute bronchitis, acute pharyngitis and acute otitis media and summarizes appropriate treatment for these conditions.
The study is important because 92% of patients with acute sinusitis
in Britain and 85-98% in the US receive antibiotics.
These were upper respiratory tract infection, viral influenza, acute bronchitis, common cold, cough and acute sinusitis