GEORGE H. LATHROPE, M.D., F.A.C.P.; LYNDON A. PEER, M.D.; ROYCE PADDOCK, M.D.
Paranasal sinusitis in its focal infective aspect has received considerable and merited attention in the last 15 years. The acute and chronic suppurative conditions, with pain, febrile course, frontals or antra opaque on transillumination, pus pouring from ethmoid-sphenoid region or copious purulent washings from an antrum, are easily recognized, and, in general, well handled.
Chronic hyperplastic sinusitis, on the other hand, is for the more part a milder condition whose usual manifestations are neither pronounced nor dramatic. The relationship of this lesion to asthma has been emphasized by Cooke.1 We propose to discuss the part played by some of its
LATHROPE GH, PEER LA, PADDOCK R. THE IMPORTANCE TO THE INTERNIST OF LATENT PARANASAL SINUSITIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;12:1576–1582. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-10-1576
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;12(10):1576-1582.
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