Relationship between severity of rhinitis symptoms and nasal airflow

Giorgio Ciprandi, Ignazio Cirillo, Angela Pistorio

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Background: Allergic rhinitis (AR) is characterized by inflammatory events that lead to the onset of typical nasal symptoms, including itching, sneezing, rhinorrhea and obstruction. Objective: The aim of the study was to evaluate the relationship between nasal airflow and severity of nasal symptoms, in a cohort of patients with PER Methods: 312 patients with PER were prospectively and consecutively evaluated performing clinical evaluation and rhinomanometry. Results: Significant relationship exists between severity of all nasal symptoms and degree of nasal airflow limitation (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)209-212
Number of pages4
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2008


  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Nasal airflow
  • Nasal symptoms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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