Allergic fungal sinusitis

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AFS is a form of noninvasive fungal sinusitis that causes nasal polyps Hypersensitivity to fungus is the basis for polyp formation in AFS Aspergillus and the dematiaceous fungi have been implicated in AFS AFS is overdiagnosed and often confused with other forms of polypoid CRS

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNasal Polyposis
Subtitle of host publicationPathogenesis, Medical and Surgical Treatment
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9783642114113
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Ryan, M. W., & Marple, B. F. (2010). Allergic fungal sinusitis. In Nasal Polyposis: Pathogenesis, Medical and Surgical Treatment (pp. 127-135). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.