Chronic and Recurrent Sinusitis in Children, as Manifestation of Immune Dysfunction and Atopic Background

Adv Pediatr. 2022 Aug;69(1):75-93. doi: 10.1016/j.yapd.2022.03.012. Epub 2022 Jun 21.


Rhinosinusitis in children, as in adults, can be classified by duration (acute, recurrent, and chronic) and by cause (viral, bacterial, and inflammatory) and needs to be treated accordingly after careful investigation which include through clinical history, laboratory tests, and, if necessary, nasal endoscopy and imaging studies.

Keywords: Acute rhinosinusitis; Allergy; Chronic rhinosinusitis; Immune deficiency.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Child
  • Chronic Disease
  • Humans
  • Rhinitis* / diagnosis
  • Rhinitis* / therapy
  • Sinusitis* / diagnosis
  • Sinusitis* / therapy