Mr James W Fairley BSc MBBS FRCS MS
Consultant ENT Surgeon
What is rhino-sinusitis?Rhino-sinusitis is the combination of rhinitis and sinusitis.
- Rhinitis (Rye-NIGHT-iss) is inflammation of the lining of the nose.
- Sinusitis is inflammation of the sinuses.
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What I have to say: Rhino-sinusitis is a common indicator of Wegener's Granulomatosis. When I was first being treated, my nose would drip with a thin secretion. Since inflammation is a part of Vasculitis, and inflammation can cause rhino-sinusitis, it seems to go hand in hand with our disease. This article has some really useful information to keep you nose and sinuses in good shape.