chronic rhinitis


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chronic rhinitis

[′krän·ik rī′nīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane due to repeated attacks of acute rhinitis; associated with membrane hypertrophy and later atrophy.
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Chronic rhinitis and its association with headache frequency and disability in persons with migraine: Results of the American Migraine Prevalence and Prevention (AMPP) Study.
Chronic rhinitis causes permanent thickening of the turbinates and if it is refractory to medical line of management then the treatment of choice is surgery.
Prolonged snuff inhalation causes direct contact of tobacco to the nasal mucosa leading to chronic rhinitis.
Sleep apnea may be the reason why men who have seasonal or chronic rhinitis have on average a 3.
It included 60 patients, diagnosed with allergic or non-allergic chronic rhinitis with inferior turbinate hypertrophy which was refractory to medical therapy.
Chronic rhinitis was present in 64% of patients with confirmed asthma and in 41.
Where ongoing rhinitic symptoms present for many months (as for persistent allergic rhinitis), but with no IgE basis, it suggests chronic rhinitis (CR).
Long disturbance of nasal breath results in development of a range of troubles, including chronic rhinitis, a pathology of perirhinal bosoms, an acoustical pipe and middle ear, inflammatory diseases of nasopharynx, a throat and the bottom departments of respiratory ways, negatively affects functioning of cardiovascular system, causes the whole complex of neurologic disturbances (Yunusov and Bogomilskiy, 2001; 2003; Khorov and Shamrilo, 2007; Kryukov, Tsarapkin, Turovskiy, and Kirilenko, 2008).
Keywords: Chronic Rhinitis in Smokers; Thermal Water Nasal Washing; Rhinomanometry; Nasal Cytology; Olfactory Threshold
Chronic rhinitis presents a tremendous and common problem for the healthcare industry.
We considered covariates that were either biologically meaningful potential confounders or statistically significant in univariate analyses: sociodemographics (age, sex, race, educational level), job title, recruitment method, former smoking, body mass index (BMI; weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared), and medical conditions [high blood pressure, history of heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic rhinitis, hay fever].

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