Revision surgery for allergic fungal rhinosinusitis

Subinoy Das, Patricia A. Maeso, Stilianos E Kountakis

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Recurrent disease is common in allergic fungal rhinosinusitis (AFR) and close follow-up is necessary. • Both optimal medical and surgical therapy are needed for the adequate treatment of AFRS to minimize recurrence. • Care should be taken to avoid dural resection to prevent future intracranial dissemination of disease. • Image-guided surgery is useful for revision surgery for AFRS in the face of altered anatomical landmarks. • Recurrence after treatment of AFRS is common.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRevision Sinus Surgery
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9783540789307
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008

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  • Medicine(all)

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    Das, S., Maeso, P. A., & Kountakis, S. E. (2008). Revision surgery for allergic fungal rhinosinusitis. In Revision Sinus Surgery (pp. 153-157). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.