maxillary sinusitis

Summary

Summary: Inflammation of the NASAL MUCOSA in the MAXILLARY SINUS. In many cases, it is caused by an infection of the bacteria HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE; STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE; or STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS.

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  1. Lopatin A, Sysolyatin S, Sysolyatin P, Melnikov M. Chronic maxillary sinusitis of dental origin: is external surgical approach mandatory?. Laryngoscope. 2002;112:1056-9 pubmed
    The study evaluated a minimally invasive endoscopic shaver-assisted technique for treatment of chronic maxillary sinusitis of dental origin.
  2. Blomgren K, Hytonen M, Pellinen J, Relander M, Pitkaranta A. Diagnostic accuracy of acute maxillary sinusitis in adults in primary care. Scand J Prim Health Care. 2002;20:40-4 pubmed
    To evaluate the diagnostic value of symptoms and signs used in diagnosing acute community-acquired maxillary sinusitis (ACAMS), and to find useful clinical predictors for diagnosing it in adults in primary care.
  3. Patel N, Ferguson B. Odontogenic sinusitis: an ancient but under-appreciated cause of maxillary sinusitis. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012;20:24-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We review several recent case series and reviews of odontogenic sinusitis that characterize and discuss emerging diagnostic modalities in odontogenic sinusitis...
  4. Costa F, Emanuelli E, Robiony M, Zerman N, Polini F, Politi M. Endoscopic surgical treatment of chronic maxillary sinusitis of dental origin. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;65:223-8 pubmed
    Chronic maxillary sinusitis of dental origin (CMSDO) is a common disease that requires treatment of the sinusitis as well as of the odontogenic source...
  5. Klossek J, Mesbah K. Presentation and treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis in general practice: a French observational study. Rhinology. 2011;49:84-9 pubmed publisher
    ..was conducted to determine the characteristics that influence the diagnosis and treatment patterns of acute maxillary sinusitis among general practitioners in France...
  6. Bomeli S, Branstetter B, Ferguson B. Frequency of a dental source for acute maxillary sinusitis. Laryngoscope. 2009;119:580-4 pubmed publisher
    To identify radiographic features of odontogenic acute maxillary sinusitis and to determine the frequency of a causative dental infection in patients with radiographic evidence of maxillary sinus fluid.
  7. Bishai W. Macrolide immunomodulatory effects and symptom resolution in acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis and acute maxillary sinusitis: a focus on clarithromycin. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2006;4:405-16 pubmed
    ..proven to be highly effective in treating acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis and acute maxillary sinusitis. In addition, immunomodulatory effects that may contribute to symptom resolution have been reported...
  8. Brook I, Foote P, Hausfeld J. Frequency of recovery of pathogens causing acute maxillary sinusitis in adults before and after introduction of vaccination of children with the 7-valent pneumococcal vaccine. J Med Microbiol. 2006;55:943-6 pubmed
    The objective of the study was to compare the proportions of the recovery of pathogens of acute maxillary sinusitis in adults in the 4-year period prior to the 5-year period that followed the introduction of vaccination of children with ..
  9. Brook I, Foote P, Hausfeld J. Increase in the frequency of recovery of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in acute and chronic maxillary sinusitis. J Med Microbiol. 2008;57:1015-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) between the periods 2001-2003 and 2004-2006 in acute and chronic maxillary sinusitis. Cultures were obtained from 458 patients, 244 with acute and 214 with chronic maxillary sinusitis; 215 ..

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  1. Tobita T, Nakamura M, Ueno T, Sano K. Sinus augmentation surgery after endoscopic sinus surgery for the treatment of chronic maxillary sinusitis: a case report. Implant Dent. 2011;20:337-40 pubmed publisher
    ..This article documents a patient history involving chronic sinusitis that was treated by the ESS therapy before sinus augmentation surgery as a pretreatment for insertion of dental implants...
  2. Puglisi S, Privitera S, Maiolino L, Serra A, Garotta M, Blandino G, et al. Bacteriological findings and antimicrobial resistance in odontogenic and non-odontogenic chronic maxillary sinusitis. J Med Microbiol. 2011;60:1353-9 pubmed publisher
    The main objectives of this study were to estimate the frequency of chronic maxillary sinusitis of dental origin, and to evaluate the microbiology of odontogenic and non-odontogenic chronic maxillary sinusitis...
  3. Ritter L, Lutz J, Neugebauer J, Scheer M, Dreiseidler T, Zinser M, et al. Prevalence of pathologic findings in the maxillary sinus in cone-beam computerized tomography. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2011;111:634-40 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of pathologic findings in the maxillary sinus by using cone-beam computerized tomography (CBCT)...
  4. Ambrose P, Anon J, Bhavnani S, Okusanya O, Jones R, Paglia M, et al. Use of pharmacodynamic endpoints for the evaluation of levofloxacin for the treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008;61:13-20 pubmed publisher
    ..technique to obtain daily specimens to evaluate the time course of drug effect in patients with acute maxillary sinusitis. Eighteen patients with a radiologically confirmed acute maxillary sinusitis were enrolled into a study ..
  5. Albu S, Tomescu E. Small and large middle meatus antrostomies in the treatment of chronic maxillary sinusitis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004;131:542-7 pubmed
    The study goal was to compare the postoperative endoscopic appearance of the middle meatus antrostomy with symptomatic relief in patients undergoing endoscopic endonasal sinus surgery for chronic maxillary sinusitis.
  6. Brook I. Microbiology of acute and chronic maxillary sinusitis associated with an odontogenic origin. Laryngoscope. 2005;115:823-5 pubmed
    ..To study the microbiology of sinusitis associated with odontogenic origin...
  7. Cymerman J, Cymerman D, O Dwyer R. Evaluation of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis using cone-beam computed tomography: three case reports. J Endod. 2011;37:1465-9 pubmed publisher
    Ten to twelve percent of all cases of maxillary sinusitis derive from odontogenic origin...
  8. Woodworth B, Parker R, Schlosser R. Modified endoscopic medial maxillectomy for chronic maxillary sinusitis. Am J Rhinol. 2006;20:317-9 pubmed
    ..However, few reports discuss the efficacy of MEMM for treatment of inflammatory disease of the maxillary sinus. We evaluate the efficacy of MEMM in treating chronic maxillary sinusitis.
  9. Pazera P, Bornstein M, Pazera A, Sendi P, Katsaros C. Incidental maxillary sinus findings in orthodontic patients: a radiographic analysis using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). Orthod Craniofac Res. 2011;14:17-24 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine the frequency of incidental maxillary sinus findings using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) images made for orthodontic purposes...
  10. Johnson P, Adelglass J, Rankin B, Sterling R, Keating K, Benson A, et al. Acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis: time to symptom resolution and return to normal activities with moxifloxacin. Int J Clin Pract. 2008;62:1366-72 pubmed publisher
    ..time to resolution of key symptoms and return to normal activities in adults with acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis treated with moxifloxacin 400 mg qd for 10 days...
  11. Mehra P, Jeong D. Maxillary sinusitis of odontogenic origin. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2009;9:238-43 pubmed
    Odontogenic etiology accounts for 10% to 12% of cases of maxillary sinusitis. Although uncommon, direct spread of dental infections into the maxillary sinus is possible due to the close relationship of the maxillary posterior teeth to ..
  12. Zurak K, Vagic D, Drvis P, Prohaska Potocnik C, Dzidic S, Kalogjera L. Bacterial colonization and granulocyte activation in chronic maxillary sinusitis in asthmatics and non-asthmatics. J Med Microbiol. 2009;58:1231-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Bacterial colonization in chronically inflamed sinuses may have an impact on neutrophil granulocyte activation in patients with bronchial asthma, which was not confirmed for patients with CRS without asthma...
  13. Roberts C. A bioarcheological study of maxillary sinusitis. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2007;133:792-807 pubmed
    b>Maxillary sinusitis was studied as an indicator of poor air quality...
  14. Longhini A, Ferguson B. Clinical aspects of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis: a case series. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2011;1:409-15 pubmed publisher
    The incidence of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis (OMS) is unknown. Failure to address dental pathology causing sinusitis can lead to failure of medical and surgical treatments...
  15. Ugincius P, Kubilius R, Gervickas A, Vaitkus S. Chronic odontogenic maxillary sinusitis. Stomatologija. 2006;8:44-8 pubmed
    ..6 times more than males during the period from 1999 till 2004 in Kaunas Hospital of University of Medicine. Females treated for chronic MS were 4.5 years older than males...
  16. Kim S, Baik S. Diagnosis and treatment of maxillary sinusitis after implant placement. Implant Dent. 2010;19:115-21 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prognosis and treatment of infection of the maxillary sinus associated with dental implants...
  17. Hansen J, Lund E. The association between paranasal computerized tomography scans and symptoms and signs in a general practice population with acute maxillary sinusitis. APMIS. 2011;119:44-8 pubmed publisher
    ..signs, and bacteriological diagnoses in a general practice population who had been diagnosed with acute maxillary sinusitis (AMS)...
  18. Buchanan P, Roos K, Tellier G, Rangaraju M, Leroy B. Bacteriological efficacy of 5-day therapy with telithromycin in acute maxillary sinusitis. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2005;25:237-46 pubmed
    ..catarrhalis. In a pooled analysis of three large controlled clinical trials involving patients with acute maxillary sinusitis, the bacteriological efficacy of 5- or 10-day treatment with telithromycin and 10-day treatment with ..
  19. Roos K, Tellier G, Baz M, Leroy B, Rangaraju M. Clinical and bacteriological efficacy of 5-day telithromycin in acute maxillary sinusitis: a pooled analysis. J Infect. 2005;50:210-20 pubmed
    ..800 mg once daily) with a 10-day course of telithromycin or standard comparators (amoxicillin-clavulanate 500/125 mg three times daily or cefuroxime axetil 250 mg twice daily) in patients with acute maxillary sinusitis (AMS).
  20. Arias Irimia O, Barona Dorado C, Santos Marino J, Martínez Rodríguez N, Martínez González J. Meta-analysis of the etiology of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 2010;15:e70-3 pubmed
    To identify and evaluate the frequency of the different odontogenic conditions that may lead to maxillary sinusitis.
  21. Degano B, Genestal M, Serrano E, Rami J, Arnal J. Effect of treatment on maxillary sinus and nasal nitric oxide concentrations in patients with nosocomial maxillary sinusitis. Chest. 2005;128:1699-705 pubmed
    ..NO plays a major role in nonspecific immune defense of sinuses. We therefore aimed to study maxillary NO concentration during the treatment of MNS with drainage, daily lavage, and removal of any nasally introduced tube...
  22. Brook I, Hausfeld J. Microbiology of acute and chronic maxillary sinusitis in smokers and nonsmokers. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2011;120:707-12 pubmed
    We evaluated the microbiology of sinus aspirates of smokers and nonsmokers with acute and chronic maxillary sinusitis.
  23. Williamson I, Rumsby K, Benge S, Moore M, Smith P, Cross M, et al. Antibiotics and topical nasal steroid for treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2007;298:2487-96 pubmed
    ..Acute sinusitis is a common clinical problem that usually results in a prescription for antibiotics but the role of antibiotics is debated. Anti-inflammatory drugs such as topical steroids may be beneficial but are underresearched...
  24. Zabolotnyi D, Kneis K, Richardson A, Rettenberger R, Heger M, Kaszkin Bettag M, et al. Efficacy of a complex homeopathic medication (Sinfrontal) in patients with acute maxillary sinusitis: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter clinical trial. Explore (NY). 2007;3:98-109 pubmed
    There is a demand for clinical trials that demonstrate homeopathic medications to be effective and safe in the treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis (AMS).
  25. Anon J, Paglia M, Xiang J, Ambrose P, Jones R, Kahn J. Serial sinus aspirate samples during high-dose, short-course levofloxacin treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2007;57:105-7 pubmed
    ..sinus catheter during high-dose, short-course levofloxacin (750 mg daily x 5 days) treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis. Pathogens were isolated from 4 of 18 recruited patients...
  26. Varonen H, Rautakorpi U, Nyberg S, Honkanen P, Klaukka T, Palva E, et al. Implementing guidelines on acute maxillary sinusitis in general practice--a randomized controlled trial. Fam Pract. 2007;24:201-6 pubmed
    Management of acute maxillary sinusitis (AMS) is not optimal; antibiotics are often prescribed for viral sinusitis, which leads to many problems including those with antimicrobial resistance...
  27. Cho D, Hwang P. Results of endoscopic maxillary mega-antrostomy in recalcitrant maxillary sinusitis. Am J Rhinol. 2008;22:658-62 pubmed publisher
    ..This study describes our results of EMMA in recalcitrant maxillary sinusitis.
  28. Nair U, Nair M. Maxillary sinusitis of odontogenic origin: cone-beam volumetric computerized tomography-aided diagnosis. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2010;110:e53-7 pubmed publisher
    Study of radiographic features of maxillary sinusitis of odontogenic origin as visualized on 3-dimensional advanced imaging is essential for prompt diagnosis and appropriate management...
  29. Brook I, Gober A. Frequency of recovery of pathogens from the nasopharynx of children with acute maxillary sinusitis before and after the introduction of vaccination with the 7-valent pneumococcal vaccine. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2007;71:575-9 pubmed
    To compare the proportion of recovery of pathogens in the nasopharynx of children with acute maxillary sinusitis in the 5 years period before to the 5 years period following the introduction of vaccination with the 7-valent pneumococcal ..
  30. Fufezan O, Asavoaie C, Chereches Panta P, Mihut G, Bursasiu E, Anca I, et al. The role of ultrasonography in the evaluation of maxillary sinusitis in pediatrics. Med Ultrason. 2010;12:4-11 pubmed
    ..Ultrasonography is seldom mentioned in literature as a diagnosis method of sinusitis...
  31. Maillet M, Bowles W, McClanahan S, John M, Ahmad M. Cone-beam computed tomography evaluation of maxillary sinusitis. J Endod. 2011;37:753-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the radiographic characteristics of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis as seen on cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans and to determine whether any tooth or any tooth root ..
  32. Huang H, Cheng J, Liu C, Lin K. Mucosal healing and mucociliary transport change after endoscopic sinus surgery in children with chronic maxillary sinusitis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2006;70:1361-7 pubmed
    The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic maxillary sinusitis in children by investigating ultrastructure element changes in the sinus mucosa and nasal mucociliary clearance before and after ..
  33. Joniau S, Vlaminck S, Van Landuyt H, Kuhweide R, Dick C. Microbiology of sinus puncture versus middle meatal aspiration in acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis. Am J Rhinol. 2005;19:135-40 pubmed
    Maxillary sinus puncture is considered the gold standard for diagnosing acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis (ABMS) and for identifying bacterial pathogens in antimicrobial trials of ABMS...
  34. Konen E, Faibel M, Kleinbaum Y, Wolf M, Lusky A, Hoffman C, et al. The value of the occipitomental (Waters') view in diagnosis of sinusitis: a comparative study with computed tomography. Clin Radiol. 2000;55:856-60 pubmed
    ..Whenever access to CT is available, a low dose high-resolution CT study of the paranasal sinuses is highly recommended.Konen, E. (2000). Clinical Radiology55, 856-860. ..
  35. Hilbert G, Vargas F, Valentino R, Gruson D, Chene G, Bebear C, et al. Comparison of B-mode ultrasound and computed tomography in the diagnosis of maxillary sinusitis in mechanically ventilated patients. Crit Care Med. 2001;29:1337-42 pubmed
    ..To compare B-mode ultrasound with sinus computed tomograph (CT) scan in the diagnosis of sinusitis in intubated patients undergoing mechanical ventilation...
  36. Hauman C, Chandler N, Tong D. Endodontic implications of the maxillary sinus: a review. Int Endod J. 2002;35:127-41 pubmed
  37. Varonen H, Makela M, Savolainen S, Laara E, Hilden J. Comparison of ultrasound, radiography, and clinical examination in the diagnosis of acute maxillary sinusitis: a systematic review. J Clin Epidemiol. 2000;53:940-8 pubmed
    The objective of this study was to assess the discriminative properties of the methods for diagnosing acute maxillary sinusitis (AMS) in unselected patients...
  38. Roos K, Brunswig Pitschner C, Kostrica R, Pietola M, Leroy B, Rangaraju M, et al. Efficacy and tolerability of once-daily therapy with telithromycin for 5 or 10 days for the treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis. Chemotherapy. 2002;48:100-8 pubmed
    The efficacy and tolerability of oral telithromycin 800 mg once daily for 5 vs. 10 days were assessed in patients with acute maxillary sinusitis (AMS).
  39. Wagner J, Nepomuceno I, Shah N, Messner A, Moran M, Norbash A, et al. Maxillary sinusitis as a surrogate model for CF gene therapy clinical trials in patients with antrostomies. J Gene Med. 1999;1:13-21 pubmed
    ..Using CF sinusitis as a surrogate model for testing clinical efficacy of new treatments is attractive because CF upper respiratory disease is similar to the lower respiratory disease with respect to electrophysiology and microbiology...
  40. Buchanan P, Stephens T, Leroy B. A comparison of the efficacy of telithromycin versus cefuroxime axetil in the treatment of acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis. Am J Rhinol. 2003;17:369-77 pubmed
    ..Telithromycin, a new ketolide, exhibits potent activity against respiratory pathogens, including resistant strains...
  41. Varonen H, Sainio S. Patients' and physicians' views on the management of acute maxillary sinusitis. Scand J Prim Health Care. 2004;22:22-6 pubmed
    To study the views of patients and physicians on the management of suspected acute maxillary sinusitis and on suggested changes in practice.
  42. Unal M, Ozturk C, Aslan G, Aydin O, Gorur K. The effect of high single dose parenteral vitamin A in addition to antibiotic therapy on healing of maxillary sinusitis in experimental acute sinusitis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2002;65:219-23 pubmed
    The aim of this study is to investigate the therapeutic role of vitamin A in addition to standard antibiotic treatment on healing of experimental acute maxillary sinusitis.
  43. Deja M, Busch T, Bachmann S, Riskowski K, Campean V, Wiedmann B, et al. Reduced nitric oxide in sinus epithelium of patients with radiologic maxillary sinusitis and sepsis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003;168:281-6 pubmed
    Radiologic maxillary sinusitis is an important risk factor for development of bronchopneumonia in mechanically ventilated patients...
  44. Kalcioglu M, Durmaz B, Aktas E, Ozturan O, Durmaz R. Bacteriology of chronic maxillary sinusitis and normal maxillary sinuses: using culture and multiplex polymerase chain reaction. Am J Rhinol. 2003;17:143-7 pubmed
    ..Also a new bacterial agent, Alloiococcus otitidis determined in the nasopharynx and middle ear specimens can be thought as a causative agent of sinusitis...
  45. Luterman M, Tellier G, Lasko B, Leroy B. Efficacy and tolerability of telithromycin for 5 or 10 days vs amoxicillin/clavulanic acid for 10 days in acute maxillary sinusitis. Ear Nose Throat J. 2003;82:576-80, 82-4, 586 passim pubmed
    ..with that of amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, at 500/125 mg three times daily for 10 days, in adults with acute maxillary sinusitis (AMS)...
  46. Gehanno P, Berche P, Perrin A. Moxifloxacin in the treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis after first-line treatment failure and acute sinusitis with high risk of complications. J Int Med Res. 2003;31:434-47 pubmed
    ..study evaluated the efficacy and safety of 7-day oral moxifloxacin (400 mg/day) for treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis after first-line treatment failure (group 1), and acute sinusitis with high risk of complications (group 2)...
  47. Talbot G, Kennedy D, Scheld W, Granito K. Rigid nasal endoscopy versus sinus puncture and aspiration for microbiologic documentation of acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis. Clin Infect Dis. 2001;33:1668-75 pubmed
    ..and aspiration is an invasive procedure that hinders patient enrollment in studies of acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis (ABMS). Pain and minor bleeding also limit its potential diagnostic utility in clinical practice...
  48. Sigler L, Bartley J, Parr D, Morris A. Maxillary sinusitis caused by medusoid form of Schizophyllum commune. J Clin Microbiol. 1999;37:3395-8 pubmed
    We present a case of maxillary sinusitis in a diabetic female caused by the basidiomycete fungus Schizophyllum commune. Identification of the isolate was hampered by its atypical features...
  49. Mehra P, Murad H. Maxillary sinus disease of odontogenic origin. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2004;37:347-64 pubmed
    Odontogenic sinusitis is a well-recognized condition and accounts for approximately 10% to 12% of cases of maxillary sinusitis. An odontogenic source should be considered in patients with symptoms of maxillary sinusitis who give a ..
  50. Ambrose P, Anon J, Owen J, Van Wart S, McPhee M, Bhavnani S, et al. Use of pharmacodynamic end points in the evaluation of gatifloxacin for the treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis. Clin Infect Dis. 2004;38:1513-20 pubmed
    ..between drug exposure and the time course of antimicrobial effect at the primary infection site for acute maxillary sinusitis has not previously been explored...
  51. Holzapfel L, Chastang C, Demingeon G, Bohe J, Piralla B, Coupry A. A randomized study assessing the systematic search for maxillary sinusitis in nasotracheally mechanically ventilated patients. Influence of nosocomial maxillary sinusitis on the occurrence of ventilator-associated pneumonia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1999;159:695-701 pubmed
    ..The effect on mortality should be confirmed...
  52. Sato K. [Pathology of recent odontogenic maxillary sinusitis and the usefulness of endoscopic sinus surgery]. Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho. 2001;104:715-20 pubmed
    A Clinicopathological investigation of 34 patients with surgery-requiring odontogenic maxillary sinusitis was conducted...
  53. Nishimura T, Iizuka T. Evaluation of the pathophysiology of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis using bone scintigraphy. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2002;31:389-96 pubmed
    ..mucosa and wall (mucosal and bony lesions) were evaluated to identify the pathophysiology of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis. Out of 80 patients who underwent CT, 32 patients were examined using single photon emission computerized ..
  54. Varonen H, Rautakorpi U, Huikko S, Honkanen P, Klaukka T, Laippala P, et al. Management of acute maxillary sinusitis in Finnish primary care. Results from the nationwide MIKSTRA study. Scand J Prim Health Care. 2004;22:122-7 pubmed
    To study the management of acute maxillary sinusitis (AMS) in Finnish primary care and to compare it both to recommendations in national guidelines and to the management of other upper respiratory tract infections (URTI).