Fungal Rhinosinusitis: A Categorization and Definitional Schema Addressing Current Controversies

Chakrabarti A., Denning D. W., Ferguson B. J., Ponikau J., Buzina W., Kita H., ...More

LARYNGOSCOPE, vol.119, no.9, pp.1809-1818, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 119 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/lary.20520
  • Journal Name: LARYNGOSCOPE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1809-1818
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Fungal (rhino-) sinusitis encompasses a wide spectrum of immune and pathological responses, including invasive, chronic, granulomatous, and allergic disease. However, consensus on terminology, pathogenesis, and optimal management is lacking. The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology convened a working group to attempt consensus on terminology and disease classification.