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Nasal problems, tests should mild mucosal thickening of ethmoid sinus. Is nasal surgery required?

sir, my mother facing nasal problem from several years.... few day before i did ncct pns test for this.... can u guide me regarding this... as i got the report. and in this report no bony erosion is found..... nasopharynx is normal.....mild mucosal thickening of the ethmoid sinuses is their, both sphenoid sinues r normal...... i want to know that ... is it require any nasal surgery
Asked On : Sat, 15 Dec 2012
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Thank you for your query.

1. Mild sinus mucosal thickening should receive a trial of medical therapy for at least two weeks first.

2. The medication consists of an anti-histamine , an anti -leukotriene, a steroid nasal spray and steam inhalation.

3. If you can share your CT images (not the reports), I will be able to give you an accurate assessment.

4. Balloon Sinuplasty is a new option.

Answered: Sun, 23 Dec 2012
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