Associated Conditions for Sinusitis
Excerpts on associated medical conditions for Sinusitis:
Scientific studies have shown a
close relationship between having allergic rhinitis and chronic
sinusitis. In fact, some studies state that up to 80 percent of
adults with chronic sinusitis also had allergic rhinitis. There is
also an association between asthma and sinusitis. Some researchers
think that as many as 75 percent of people with asthma also get
sinusitis. (Source: excerpt from Sinusitis, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID
List of associated medical conditions for Sinusitis:
The list of conditions mentioned by various sources
as associated with Sinusitis includes:
- Allergic rhinitis - 80 percent of adults with chronic sinusitis also had allergic rhinitis (NIAID)
- Asthma - 75 percent of people with asthma also get sinusitis (NIAID)
About associated conditions for Sinusitis:
Associated conditions are those which appear
statistically related, but do not have
a clear cause or effect relationship.
Whereas the complications
are caused by Sinusitis,
and underlying causes
may be causes of Sinusitis,
the following list shows associated conditions
that simply appear with higher frequency in people
who have Sinusitis.
In some cases, there may be overlap
between this list and risk factors
People with Sinusitis may be more likely to
get a condition on the list of associated conditions,
or the reverse may be true, or both.
Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply
coincidentally related to Sinusitis
is not always clear.
For general information,
see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.
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