Fungal Sinusitis Questions & Answers

Updated: Mar 17, 2020
  • Author: Hassan H Ramadan, MD, MSc, FACS, FARS; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is fungal sinusitis?

What are the most common etiologic pathogens of fungal sinusitis?

What are the types of fungal sinusitis?

What is noninvasive fungal sinusitis?

What is invasive fungal sinusitis?

What is the pathophysiology of allergic fungal sinusitis?

What is sinus mycetoma?

What is acute invasive fungal sinusitis?

What is chronic invasive fungal sinusitis?

What is granulomatous invasive fungal sinusitis?

What is preinvasive fungal sinusitis?

What are the symptoms of allergic fungal sinusitis display?

What are symptoms of sinus mycetoma?

What symptoms does acute invasive fungal sinusitis display?

What are symptoms of chronic invasive fungal sinusitis?

What are symptoms of granulomatous invasive fungal sinusitis?

What is the treatment of choice for fungal sinusitis?

What is the relevant anatomy of fungal sinusitis?

What are contraindications for the surgical management of fungal sinusitis?

Workup

What is the role of lab studies in the diagnosis of fungal sinusitis?

What is the role of imaging studies in the diagnosis of fungal sinusitis?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of fungal sinusitis?

Treatment

How is allergic fungal sinusitis treated?

How is sinus mycetoma treated?

How is chronic invasive fungal sinusitis treated?

How is acute invasive fungal sinusitis treated?

How is chronic granulomatous fungal sinusitis treated?

How is allergic fungal sinusitis treated surgically?

How is sinus mycetoma treated surgically?

How is acute invasive fungal sinusitis treated surgically?

How is chronic invasive fungal sinusitis treated surgically?

How is chronic granulomatous fungal sinusitis treated surgically?

What is included in follow up care for allergic fungal sinusitis?

What is included in follow up care for sinus mycetoma?

What is included in follow up care for acute invasive fungal sinusitis?

Why is follow-up care needed for chronic invasive fungal sinusitis?

Why is follow-up care needed for chronic granulomatous fungal sinusitis?

What are complications of allergic fungal sinusitis?

What are complications of sinus mycetoma?

What are complications of acute invasive fungal sinusitis?

What are complications of chronic invasive fungal sinusitis?

What are complications of chronic granulomatous fungal sinusitis?

What is the prognosis of allergic fungal sinusitis?

What is the prognosis of sinus mycetoma?

What is the prognosis of acute invasive fungal sinusitis?

What is the prognosis of chronic invasive fungal sinusitis?

What is the prognosis of chronic granulomatous fungal sinusitis?