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What causes chronic sinusitis?

Satish Govindaraj, MD
Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology)
Chronic sinusitis can be caused by allergies, environmental exposures and structural problems. In this video, Satish Govindaraj, MD, is director of endoscopic skull base surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, explains the condition.

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