referral criteria from primary care - perennial rhinitis
Perennial symptoms that are severe and resistant to treatment (when combination treatment at maximum doses has been attempted for at least 3 months) (1).
Referral should also be considered in cases of:
- unilateral nasal symptoms
- nasal perforation, ulceration or collapse
- serosangionous discharge
- high nasal cavity crusting
- recurrent cellulitis
- caution: urgent referral required for periorbital cellulitis
- https://rms.kernowccg.nhs.uk/primary_care_clinical_referral_criteria/rms/allergy/perennial_allergic_rhinitis (accessed 05 December 2021).
Last edited 02/2022