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MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6715734     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sporting events may predispose the athlete to develop sinusitis. Similarly, sinusitis may adversely affect the athlete's performance. The physician caring for the athlete must be aware of a number of conditions that predispose to sinusitis and also of the subtle clinical presentation of sinusitis. Complications of sinusitis may be both local in terms of extension of infection and general, particularly bronchial asthma. Aggressive therapy with an appropriate antibiotic is necessary to ensure eradication of the infection. If there is no significant response to medical therapy, surgical intervention may be necessary.
R G Slavin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0091-6749     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Allergy Clin. Immunol.     Publication Date:  1984 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-06-18     Completed Date:  1984-06-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1275002     Medline TA:  J Allergy Clin Immunol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  712-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Ampicillin / therapeutic use
Bacteria, Anaerobic / isolation & purification
Ethmoid Bone / surgery
Paranasal Sinuses / radiography
Sinusitis* / diagnosis,  microbiology,  prevention & control,  therapy
Sphenoid Bone / surgery
Sulfamethoxazole / therapeutic use
Trimethoprim / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
69-53-4/Ampicillin; 723-46-6/Sulfamethoxazole; 738-70-5/Trimethoprim

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