What is the role of nasal cytology testing in the diagnosis of acute sinusitis (sinus infection)?

Updated: Mar 01, 2018
  • Author: Itzhak Brook, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Nasal cytology examinations may be useful to elucidate the following entities:

  • Allergic rhinitis [3]

  • Eosinophilia

  • Nasal polyposis

  • Aspirin sensitivity


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