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Intractable paroxysmal sneezing.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12487679     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intractable paroxysmal sneezing is a rare disease primarily affecting teenage girls. We present the case of a 12-year-old girl who demonstrated the classical features of intractable paroxysmal sneezing of psychogenic origin. Most of the reported cases are psychogenic in origin, but a number of other conditions may cause intractable paraoxysmal sneeze. Apart from a detailed history, clinical examination and relevant investigations, topical nasal anaesthesia should be tried for control of symptoms--that will help to differentiate psychogenic sneezing from organic sneezing. A timely diagnosis can avoid unnecessary medical trials, parental anxiety and poor school performance, as most of the patients are very young.
Pushkas Gopalan; Simon T Browning
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  116     ISSN:  0022-2151     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laryngol Otol     Publication Date:  2002 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-12-18     Completed Date:  2003-01-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  958-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Otolaryngology, Singleton Hospital, Swansea, UK.
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