Rhinitis, An Issue of Immunology and Allergy Clinics - E-Book, 1st Edition

Author :
Michael A. Kaliner
Date of Publication: 07/2011

Topics for this issue will include: Current understanding of the pathophysiology of allergic rhinitis;Nonallergic rhinopathy, definition, clinical characteristics, and diagnosis;Other causes of rhinitis: mixed rhinitis, gustatory rhinitis, viral r......view more

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Topics for this issue will include: Current understanding of the pathophysiology of allergic rhinitis;Nonallergic rhinopathy, definition, clinical characteristics, and diagnosis;Other causes of rhinitis: mixed rhinitis, gustatory rhinitis, viral rhinitis, hormonal, pregnancy-related, rhinitis medicamentosa, senile rhinitis;What are the primary clinical symptoms of rhinitis and what causes them;The relationship of rhinitis and asthma, sinusitis, food allergy, eczema;Does allergy avoidance work;SCIT versus SLIT; The role of antihistamines in the treatment of rhinitis;The role of nasal corticosteroids in the treatment of rhinitis; and The role of decongestants, cromolyn, guafenesin, saline washes, capsaicin, leukotriene antagonists and other treatments on rhinitis.


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By Michael A. Kaliner, MD, Institute For Asthma & Allergy