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2021 Jun

J Family Med Prim Care



Prevalence and clinical presentation of sinusitis in pediatric age group in Aseer, Saudi Arabia.


Alshehri AMS, Assiri OA, Alqarni AMS, Alkhairi MAY, Alzahrani MAA, Alshehri SHA, Alshehri NAA, Abouelyazid AY
J Family Med Prim Care. 2021 Jun; 10(6):2358-2362.
PMID: 34322438.


Paediatric rhinosinusitis is mostly different than that in adults. More frequently, children presented with cough, bad breath, crankiness, low energy, and swelling around the eyes, besides a thick yellow-green nasal or post-nasal discharge. About 5- 13% of childhood viral upper respiratory tract infections may advance to acute rhinosinusitis, with some of them developing a chronic condition.