Rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps in aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease.Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2013 May; 33(2):163-76.IA
The presence of aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) in a patient with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps and asthma is associated with severe eosinophilic upper and lower airway disease. This article deals with the inflammatory disease of the respiratory tract as it relates to the sinuses. Involvement of the sinuses in AERD is almost universal, depending on the stage of onset of the disease and evaluation by computed tomography. This article explores the clinical aspects, physiopathology, and treatment of rhinosinusitis as it relates to AERD.