What is the international prevalence 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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Acute sinusitis affects 3 in 1000 people in the United Kingdom. Chronic sinusitis affects 1 in 1000 people. Sinusitis is more common in winter than in summer. Rhinoviral infections are prevalent in autumn and spring. Coronaviral infection occurs mostly from December to March.


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