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RHINITIS - ALLERGIC (PEDIATRIC)
Rhinitis is the inflammation of the nasal lining membranes.
Allergic rhinitis is most prevalent in childhood and adolescence.
Careful elimination of nonallergic etiologies must be done in preschool children as allergic rhinitis is unusual in <3 years of age.

Surgical Intervention

Inferior Turbinate Reduction
  • May be offered to patients with nasal airway obstruction & hypertrophic inferior turbinates who are unresponsive to pharmacological therapy
  • Should be reserved for patients with persistent allergic rhinitis
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