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Chapter 29. Chronic Rhinosinusitis

What is the direct end-effect of aspirin in patients with Samter triad?

A. Promotion of cyclooxygenase

B. Inhibition of cyclooxygenase

C. Promotion of phospholipase A2

D. Inhibition of phospholipase A2

Which of the following is not one of the cardinal symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis?

A. Epistaxis

B. Mucopurulent drainage

C. Facial pain/pressure

D. Hyposmia or anosmia

Which of the following topical steroids are approved for use during pregnancy?

A. Mometasone

B. Fluticasone

C. Budesonide

D. Betamethasone

Chronic rhinosinusitis is defined as symptomatic inflammation of the paranasal sinuses for longer than how many weeks?

A. 4 weeks

B. 8 weeks

C. 10 weeks

D. 12 weeks

Which of the following classes of antibiotics is particularly useful for treating sinonasal inflammation in patients with CRSsNP?

A. Fluoroquinolones

B. Tetracyclines

C. Cephalosporins

D. Macrolides

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