Which histologic findings are characteristic of turbinate dysfunction?

Updated: Jun 24, 2021
  • Author: Sanford M Archer, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Eosinophilic infiltration of the mucosal membranes leads to suspicion of allergic causes for turbinate inflammation. Infiltration by other inflammatory cells is also observed but is less diagnostic.


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