rhinorrhea


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rhinorrhea

[‚rin·ə′rē·ə]
(medicine)
A mucous discharge from the nose.
Escape of cerebrospinal fluid through the nose.
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Mahmud et al in Bangladesh reported most frequent presenting symptom to be nasal obstruction (83.3%), followed by rhinorrhea (75.0%), Recurrent URTI (66.6%), Sneezing (62.5%) and Postnasal discharge (58.33%)16.
Conclusion: Transcranial dural repair is the safe and effective way to treat post-traumatic CSF rhinorrhea and prevent its complications.
In the patient in this study, clinical symptoms (headache, nausea, and vomiting without rhinorrhea) occurring after paranasal sinus surgery were strongly indicative of pneumocephalus, intracranial hemorrhage, or cranial stroke.
In our previous series, three of the six CSF rhinorrhea cases developed meningitis, whereas no meningitis cases occurred in the present cohort.
Accompanying symptoms, including rhinorrhea and sneezing, are usually controlled pharmacologically with intranasal steroids and/or antihistamines.
At this time, there was high clinical suspicion of CSF rhinorrhea. Computerized tomography (CT) scan of the sinuses initially indicated findings consistent with chronic sinusitis.
The watery rhinorrhea persisted for the next 2 days, and the headache became intolerable.
On each nasal symptom, nasal itching and sneezing represent main characteristic symptoms besides nasal obstruction and rhinorrhea in AR [31].
Of note: A 2014 meta-analysis found that a leukotriene receptor antagonist (LRA) (montelukast) had efficacy similar to oral antihistamines for symptom relief in AR, and that LRAs may be better suited to night-time symptoms (difficulty falling asleep, nighttime awakenings, congestion on awakening), while antihistamines may provide better relief of daytime symptoms (pruritus, rhinorrhea, sneezing).
He had a CSF rhinorrhea caused by head injury from a car accident 9 years ago, and his CSF leak resolved after conservative treatment.
Of the 24 tested patients aged [greater than or equal to] 3 years with sore throat, 19 (79%) reported cough or rhinorrhea, symptoms that suggest a viral rather than bacterial etiology (1).
Symptoms include rhinorrhea, epistaxis, and nasal obstruction.