What are the contraindications to surgical debridement for the treatment of allergic fungal sinusitis (AFS)?

Updated: Mar 16, 2018
  • Author: John E McClay, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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No specific contraindications exist to surgical removal of fungal debris and polyps in patients with allergic fungal sinusitis (AFS). Normally, these patients are healthy immunocompetent individuals.


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