What is involved in the physical exam for pediatric allergic rhinitis?

Updated: Jun 04, 2021
  • Author: Jack M Becker, MD; Chief Editor: Harumi Jyonouchi, MD  more...
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A full examination should always be performed to detect other diseases, such as asthma, eczema, adenoidal hypertrophy, and cystic fibrosis, which occur in connection with allergic rhinitis (AR). Evaluation involves the head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat. Upon inspection, signs described below can be noted.


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