Samter syndrome, also know as aspirin or analgesic-induced asthma refers to the constellation of 1-2:
Treatment and prognosis
Treatment is largely centred around avoiding aspirin, treating underlying asthma and if need be polypectomy (surgical or medical). Unfortunately recurrences are common 2.
Aspirin desensitization has also been tried with at least some short term improvement 2.
- 1. Lee KJ. Essential otolaryngology, head & neck surgery. McGraw-Hill Professional. (2003) ISBN:0071373225. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
- 1304818334205. Önerci TM. Nasal Polyposis, Pathogenesis, Medical and Surgical Treatment. Springer Verlag. (2010) ISBN:3642114113. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
Synonyms & Alternative Spellings
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