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[Nasal polyposis and olfactory function: results of the surgical treatment].

[Article in French]

Abstract

INTRODUCTION:

Hyposmia is a common cause of functional complaint in patients with nasal polyposis. The aim of the current study was to report the olfactory functional results after sinus surgery.

MATERIALS AND METHODS:

A systematic review of the scientific literature was achieved in the Pubmed database.

RESULTS:

Overall, 10 series published between 1989 and 2013, involving 959 patients, were selected. The surgery for nasal polyposis, adjuvant medical treatment, may allow olfactory improvement. The results are even better than surgery is as wide as possible and the evolutionary stage is low.

PMID:
24974407
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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