Symptoms and Treatment
Nasal polyps occur when the lining of the sinuses swell and thereafter protrude through the natural ostia. This then results in prolapsing of swollen mucosal tissue into the nasal cavity which has the appearance of a bunch of grapes. A number of conditions are associated with the development of nasal polyps. One example is Samter’s triad, which is a condition associated with nasal polyps, Aspirin sensitivity and asthma. Many patients with nasal polyps also have underlying allergies and as a result, it is not uncommon for nasal polyps to recur after surgery, making medical management a more useful option in the long term.
In vast majority of cases, nasal polyp is a bilateral condition affecting both sides of the nose. Any patient presenting with a polyp on one side only will invariably require a biopsy of the polyp to ensure that it is entirely benign.
Left nasal polyps filling the nose on the left almost completely
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Any patients who have nasal polyps with bleeding or offensive discharge should also be seen as a matter of urgency to rule out a malignant diagnosis.
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