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Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis

Mohan Kameswaran, Hemant Chopra, Sunita Kanojia, TN Janakiram, Neelam Vaid, Arvind Soni, NK Mohindroo, Kshitij Charaya, Nishit Shah, Davinder Rai, Ravi Nayar, C Madhu Sudana Rao, KR Meghnadh, Hetal Marfatia Patel, Sanjay Sood, SC Pandhi, SBS Mann

Keywords : Rhinosinusitis,Allergic fungal sinusitis,Management protocol

Citation Information : Kameswaran M, Chopra H, Kanojia S, Janakiram T, Vaid N, Soni A, Mohindroo N, Charaya K, Shah N, Rai D, Nayar R, Rao CM, Meghnadh K, Patel HM, Sood S, Pandhi S, Mann S. Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2012; 5 (2):72-86.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1124

Published Online: 01-08-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; The Author(s).


How to cite this article

Gupta AK, Shah N, Kameswaran M, Rai D, Janakiram TN, Chopra H, Nayar R, Soni A, Mohindroo NK, Rao CMS, Bansal S, Meghnadh KR, Vaid N, Patel HM, Sood S, Kanojia S, Charaya K, Pandhi SC, Mann SBS. Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2012;5(2): 72-86.

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