referral criteria from primary care - perennial rhinitis

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Referral should be considered if either:

  • refractory to treatment e.g. 6 weeks with nasal steroids
  • unilateral nasal symptoms
  • nasal perforation, ulceration or collapse
  • sero-sangionous discharge
  • high nasal cavity crusting
  • recurrent cellulitis
  • urgent referral required for periorbital cellulitis

Last reviewed 04/2018