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Diseases » Nasal polyp » Summary
 

What is Nasal polyp?

What is Nasal polyp?

  • Nasal polyp: A polyp that is found in the nasal passage.
  • Nasal polyp: Focal accumulations of EDEMA fluid in the NASAL MUCOSA accompanied by HYPERPLASIA of the associated submucosal connective tissue. Polyps may be NEOPLASMS, foci of INFLAMMATION, degenerative lesions, or malformations.
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Nasal polyp: Introduction

Types of Nasal polyp:

Broader types of Nasal polyp:

How serious is Nasal polyp?

Complications of Nasal polyp: see complications of Nasal polyp

What causes Nasal polyp?

Causes of Nasal polyp: see causes of Nasal polyp

What are the symptoms of Nasal polyp?

Symptoms of Nasal polyp: see symptoms of Nasal polyp

Complications of Nasal polyp: see complications of Nasal polyp

Can anyone else get Nasal polyp?

More information: see contagiousness of Nasal polyp
Inheritance: see inheritance of Nasal polyp

Nasal polyp: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Nasal polyp.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Nasal polyp.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Nasal polyp: Otolaryngologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Nasal polyp.
Treatments for Nasal polyp: see treatments for Nasal polyp
Research for Nasal polyp: see research for Nasal polyp

Society issues for Nasal polyp


Hospitalization statistics for Nasal polyp: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Nasal polyp:

  • 0.09% (11,969) of hospital consultant episodes were for nasal polyp in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for nasal polyp required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 68% of hospital consultant episodes for nasal polyp were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 32% of hospital consultant episodes for nasal polyp were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Nasal polyp:

Organs and body systems related to Nasal polyp include:

Name and Aliases of Nasal polyp

Main name of condition: Nasal polyp

Other names or spellings for Nasal polyp:

Nasal polyp: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Nasal polyp:

 

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