What is the most common cause of rhinitis?
How does rhinitis present?
- runny nose (common cold)
What other conditions is allergic rhinitis associated with?
How do angiofibromas present?
This is a malignant tumor of the nasopharyngeal epi.
Who gets nasopharyngeal carcinoma?
African children and Chinese adults
A sample from a cervical lymph node shows pleomorphic keratin-positive epi cells in a background of lymphocytes. Dx?
What is nasopharyngeal carcinoma?
a malignant tumor of the nasopharyngeal epi
What is rhinitis?
inflammation of the nasal mucosa
What is inflammation of the nasal mucosa called?
What is allergic rhinitis?
rhinitis due to a type I hypersensitivity reaction (usually to pollen, etc)
This is a rhinitis due to a type I hypersensitivity reaction (usually to pollen, etc).
Repeated bouts of rhinitis can lead to _____ formation.
What should be biopsied to detect nasopharyngel carcinoma?
cervical lymph nodes
Nasal polyps can be seen in ____, _____, and ____ patients.
- repeated rhinitis
- cystic fibrosis
- ASA-intolerant asthma
This is a protrusion of edematous, inflamed nasal mucosa.
This is a benign tumor of the nasal mucosa composed of large BVs and fibrous tissue.
What is angiofibroma?
a benign tumor of the nasal mucosa composed of large BVs and fibrous tissue
What is a nasal polyp?
a protrusion of edematous, inflamed nasal mucosa
What characterizes allergic rhinitis?
inflammatory infiltrates with eosinophils
Who gets angiofibromas?
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is associated with _____.
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)
What do repeated rhinitis, cystic fibrosis, and ASA-intolerant asthma patients have in common?
they can develop nasal polyps
What will the biopsy show that is diagnostic for nasopharyngeal carcinoma?
pleomorphic keratin-positive epi cells in a background of lymphocytes
- teenage male -
- repeated, profuse nosebleeds