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Nasal Polyp Quiz


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Defined as semi translucent, pale gray, benign, grape like lesions arising from the lining of the nasal sinuses or nasal cavity.

A. Rhinosinusitis

B. Chronic Rhinosinusitis

C. Polyp

D. Nasal Polyps


Multiple pathways are involved with pathophysiology of nasal polyposis

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Anterior Rhinoscopy is preferred over anterior or posterior rhinoscopy for examination of the middle and superior meatus as well as the nasopharynx and mucociliary drainage pathways

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Nasal polyposis and asthma often occur together, reflecting common underlying inflammatory mechanisms.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


MRI may be used for the diagnosis of unilateral polyps, particularly for investigating serious conditions such as neoplasia

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


A symptom that is often associated with CRSwNP.

A. Facial Pain/Pressure

B. Facial Congestion/ Fullness

C. Hyposmia/Anosmia

D. Asthma


7-39% of patients with nasal polyposis have asthma, whereas 30-70% of patients with asthma have nasal polyposis, with the association increasing
with asthma severity

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Asthmatics with nasal polyposis have higher scores for nasal obstruction and loss of sense of smell than non asthmatic patients with nasal polyposis

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Patients with nasal polyposis, microbial colonization and accumulation of immune cells can result in __________,__________,____________

A. tissue injury

B. inflammation

C. loss of mucosal barrier

D. all of the above


Nasal Polyp is caused by acute inflammation of the nasal mucosa, characterized by multiple and bilateral nasal polyps.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


t was observed among healthy adults that this bacteria have higher rates of colonization that leads to airway diseases such as asthma and nasal polyposis. Identify this bacteria.

A. Staphylococcus haemolyticus

B. Staphylococcus aureus

C. Staphylococcus hominis

D. Staphylococcus saprophyticus


Nasal biopsy , although not generally considered a useful diagnostic tool, may be used in some patients to exclude severe conditions such as neoplasia.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


MRI is commonly used for visualization of the paranasal sinuses

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Nasal endoscopy should be used as the first diagnostic step for identifying nasal polyps; however, small polyps cannot be visualized by this technique

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Rhinosinusitis is defined as the presence of one or two or more symptoms, one of which is nasal blockage or nasal nasal discharge.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Chronic Rhinosinusitis is classified based on the presence or absence of polyps.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Generally, rhinitis and sinusitis co-exist.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Generally, rhinitis and sinusitis co-exist.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE




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