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Diseases » Chronic Sinusitis » Summary
 

What is Chronic Sinusitis?

What is Chronic Sinusitis?

Chronic sinusitis is a long-term ongoing or recurring inflammation of the air-filled spaces that are located within the bones in ...more »

  • Chronic Sinusitis: Chronic form of sinusitis, inflammation of the sinus cavities.

Chronic Sinusitis: Introduction

Types of Chronic Sinusitis:

Broader types of Chronic Sinusitis:

How many people get Chronic Sinusitis?

Prevalance of Chronic Sinusitis: 12.6% (NIAID); 152 per 1000 - NHIS95
Prevalance Rate of Chronic Sinusitis: approx 1 in 7 or 12.60% or 34.3 million people in USA [about data]
Incidence (annual) of Chronic Sinusitis: 34.9 million cases per year in the USA 1994 (US Government Statistics)
Incidence Rate of Chronic Sinusitis: approx 1 in 7 or 12.83% or 34.9 million people in USA [about data]
Prevalance of Chronic Sinusitis: Chronic sinusitis is the most commonly reported chronic disease, affecting 12.6 percent of people (approximately 38 million) in the United States in 1996. (Source: excerpt from Allergy Statistics: NIAID)

Who gets Chronic Sinusitis?

Gender Profile for Chronic Sinusitis: More common in women in the USA 1994 (US Government Statistics, chronic sinusitis)

What causes Chronic Sinusitis?

Causes of Chronic Sinusitis: see causes of Chronic Sinusitis

What are the symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis?

Symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis: see symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis

Chronic Sinusitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Chronic Sinusitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Chronic Sinusitis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Chronic Sinusitis: see treatments for Chronic Sinusitis
Research for Chronic Sinusitis: see research for Chronic Sinusitis

Society issues for Chronic Sinusitis

Costs of Chronic Sinusitis: more than $5.8 billion in US health care expenditure (NIAID)
Costs of Chronic Sinusitis: In 1996, estimated U.S. health care expenditures attributable to sinusitis were more than $5.8 billion. (Source: excerpt from Allergy Statistics: NIAID)

Hospitalization statistics for Chronic Sinusitis: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Chronic Sinusitis:

  • 0.045% (5,691) of hospital consultant episodes were for chronic sinusitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 97% of hospital consultant episodes for chronic sinusitis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 47% of hospital consultant episodes for chronic sinusitis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 53% of hospital consultant episodes for chronic sinusitis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Physician office visits for Chronic Sinusitis: 11.9 million per year in the USA 1995 (US Government Statistics)

Organs Affected by Chronic Sinusitis:

Organs and body systems related to Chronic Sinusitis include:

Name of Chronic Sinusitis

Main name of condition: Chronic Sinusitis

Chronic Sinusitis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Chronic Sinusitis:

 

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