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What causes neutrophilic rhinosinusitis?

Neutrophilic rhinosinusitis often accompanies viral infections like the cold and flu. It can also accompany sinus infections. Both acute and chronic rhinosinusitis result from inflammation of the sinuses. This inflammation of the sinuses can result from issues like infection, allergies, nasal polyps, a deviated septum, tooth infection, irregular adenoids, and certain immune system disorders.

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