vasomotor rhinitis

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Summary: A form of non-allergic rhinitis that is characterized by nasal congestion and posterior pharyngeal drainage.

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  1. Smith T. Vasomotor rhinitis is not a wastebasket diagnosis. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003;129:584-7 pubmed
  2. Robinson S, Wormald P. Endoscopic vidian neurectomy. Am J Rhinol. 2006;20:197-202 pubmed
    Vidian neurectomy has in the past been advocated for the treatment of vasomotor rhinitis. With the recent better understanding of nasal and sinus anatomy, the surgical technique and outcomes of this procedure have been reassessed in this ..
  3. Settipane R. Rhinitis: a dose of epidemiological reality. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2003;24:147-54 pubmed
    ..b>Vasomotor rhinitis is the most common form of nonallergic rhinitis, followed by nonallergic rhinitis with eosinophilia and ..
  4. Wang J, Chen F, Meng M, Zhang X, Chen Y, Huang W, et al. [The influence of botulinum toxin type A on vasomotor rhinitis and morphological study]. Lin Chuang Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi. 2003;17:643-5 pubmed
    To investigate the effect and mechanisms of botulinum toxin type A(BTA) on vasomotor rhinitis.
  5. Ozcan C, Vayisoglu Y, Dogu O, Gorur K. The effect of intranasal injection of botulinum toxin A on the symptoms of vasomotor rhinitis. Am J Otolaryngol. 2006;27:314-8 pubmed
    b>Vasomotor rhinitis (VMR) is a common disease that is unrelated to allergy, infection, structural abnormalities, and systemic diseases. Patients with VMR usually complain of nasal obstruction accompanied by profuse watery nasal discharge...
  6. Vayisoglu Y, Ozcan C, Pekdemir H, Gorur K, Pata Y, Camsari A. Autonomic nervous system evaluation using heart rate variability parameters in vasomotor rhinitis patients. J Otolaryngol. 2006;35:338-42 pubmed
    To evaluate the autonomic nervous system in vasomotor rhinitis patients using heart rate variability parameters.
  7. Jacobs R, Lieberman P, Kent E, Silvey M, Locantore N, Philpot E. Weather/temperature-sensitive vasomotor rhinitis may be refractory to intranasal corticosteroid treatment. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2009;30:120-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Vasomotor rhinitis (VMR) is a common but poorly understood disorder of which there are two major subgroups: VMR(w/t), triggered by weather/temperature and VMR(ir), triggered by airborne irritants...
  8. Tosun F, Sezen I, Gerek M, Ozkaptan Y, Yapar M, Caliskaner Z, et al. Electrophoretic evaluation of nasal discharge in patients with allergic rhinitis and vasomotor rhinitis. Am J Rhinol. 2002;16:141-4 pubmed
    Allergic rhinitis and vasomotor rhinitis are two common diseases that have similar symptoms and physical findings...
  9. Loehrl T, Smith T, Darling R, Torrico L, Prieto T, Shaker R, et al. Autonomic dysfunction, vasomotor rhinitis, and extraesophageal manifestations of gastroesophageal reflux. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002;126:382-7 pubmed
    ..It is hypothesized that this relationship is a result of autonomic nervous system (ANS) dysfunction...

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  1. Papon J, Brugel Ribere L, Fodil R, Croce C, Larger C, Rugina M, et al. Nasal wall compliance in vasomotor rhinitis. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2006;100:107-11 pubmed
    ..The objective of this study was to better understand the vascular response in vasomotor rhinitis by measuring nasal cross-sectional area and nasal compliance before and after mucosal decongestion in 10 ..
  2. Fleckenstein J, Raab C, Gleditsch J, Ostertag P, Rasp G, Stör W, et al. Impact of acupuncture on vasomotor rhinitis: a randomized placebo-controlled pilot study. J Altern Complement Med. 2009;15:391-8 pubmed publisher
    Chronic rhinitis without an allergic or infectious etiology (vasomotor rhinitis) is a common disease for which there are only few and not very effective therapeutic treatment options...
  3. Gehanno P, Deschamps E, Garay E, Baehre M, Garay R. Vasomotor rhinitis: clinical efficacy of azelastine nasal spray in comparison with placebo. ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 2001;63:76-81 pubmed
    ..azelastine is used in nasal sprays for the treatment of allergic rhinitis, but its therapeutic efficacy in vasomotor rhinitis is unknown...
  4. Arikan O, Koc C, Kendi T, Muluk N, Ekici A. CT assessment of the effect of fluticasone propionate aqueous nasal spray treatment on lower turbinate hypertrophy due to vasomotor rhinitis. Acta Otolaryngol. 2006;126:37-42 pubmed
    Fluticasone propionate (FP) aqueous nasal spray was objectively found to be effective and safe for the treatment of lower turbinate enlargement in patients with vasomotor rhinitis.
  5. Giannessi F, Ursino F, Fattori B, Giambelluca M, Scavuzzo M, Ceccarelli F, et al. Immunohistochemical localization of 3-nitrotyrosine in the nasal respiratory mucosa of patients with vasomotor rhinitis. Acta Otolaryngol. 2005;125:65-71 pubmed
    This study demonstrates that, in the nasal respiratory mucosa of patients with vasomotor rhinitis, oxidative stress following peroxynitrite formation is confined to the respiratory epithelium...
  6. Lal D, Corey J. Vasomotor rhinitis update. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004;12:243-7 pubmed
    This review was conducted to examine new data on vasomotor rhinitis, a common clinical problem.
  7. Pattanaik D, Lieberman P. Vasomotor rhinitis. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2010;10:84-91 pubmed publisher
    b>Vasomotor rhinitis is a common disorder that is seen routinely in allergy practice. It affects millions of Americans and results in significant morbidity...
  8. Garay R. Mechanisms of vasomotor rhinitis. Allergy. 2004;59 Suppl 76:4-9; discussion 9-10 pubmed
    ..In contrast, the aetiology of idiopathic forms of rhinitis (also known as vasomotor rhinitis) is largely unknown...
  9. Giannessi F, Fattori B, Ursino F, Giambelluca M, Soldani P, Scavuzzo M, et al. Ultrastructural and ultracytochemical study of the human nasal respiratory epithelium in vasomotor rhinitis. Acta Otolaryngol. 2003;123:943-9 pubmed
    ..This study was performed to investigate the role of NO in the nasal respiratory epithelium of patients affected by vasomotor rhinitis. The structure and ultrastructure of the epithelium were also examined.
  10. Xi L, Cao F, Zhang Y, Zhang L. Severity of nasal obstruction can predict the anxiety status of patients with allergic rhinitis but not patients with vasomotor rhinitis. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2016;6:1196-1203 pubmed publisher
    ..evaluate the factors that may possibly induce state and trait anxiety among patients with AR and vasomotor rhinitis (VMR)...
  11. Sommer F, Lindemann J, Scheithauer M, Hoffmann T, Veit J. [Nasal turbinate surgery]. HNO. 2017;65:443-456 pubmed publisher
    ..In unclear cases, rhinometric procedures are available. In addition to conservative therapy of allergic or vasomotor rhinitis by specific immunotherapy or topical corticoids, numerous interventional procedures are available to reduce ..
  12. Ozler G. Is the location of a septal deviation associated with the degree of postoperative pain after septoplasty?. Ear Nose Throat J. 2016;95:E37-E39 pubmed
    ..Patients with an anteroposterior deviation were not included in this study, nor were patients with vasomotor rhinitis, allergic rhinitis, nasal polyposis, turbinate pathologies, or a systemic disease; also excluded were ..
  13. Gulati S, Goyal N, Sen R, Sachdeva A, Gera R. Clinicocytological correlation in establishing the aetiology of chronic rhinitis. ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 2002;64:335-8 pubmed
    ..Whereas 158 cases were categorized into allergic rhinitis, 13 were diagnosed as suffering from vasomotor rhinitis, 25 from infective rhinitis and 4 patients from atrophic rhinitis...
  14. Eifan A, Durham S. Pathogenesis of rhinitis. Clin Exp Allergy. 2016;46:1139-51 pubmed publisher
    ..The occurrence of so-called local allergic rhinitis in the absence of systemic IgE will be discussed. Non-allergic (non-IgE-mediated) rhinitis will be considered in the context of inflammatory and non-inflammatory disorders. ..
  15. Lin L, Lu Q, Tang X, Dai F, Wei J. [Nasal irrigation for the treatment of vasomotor rhinitis: a pilot study]. Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2017;52:446-452 pubmed publisher
    ..0% saline nasal irrigation and budesonide nasal spray for vasomotor rhinitis (VMR), and explore the long-term effect for VMR...
  16. Lieberman P, Smith P. Nonallergic Rhinitis: Treatment. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2016;36:305-19 pubmed publisher
    ..of this condition has led to imprecise terminology with several alternate names for the condition, including vasomotor rhinitis, nonallergic rhinopathy, and idiopathic rhinitis...
  17. Lau J, Long A. Chronic rhinitis: allergic or nonallergic?. Am Fam Physician. 2003;67:705-6 pubmed
  18. Reiss M, Reiss G. [Rhinitis in old age]. Praxis (Bern 1994). 2002;91:353-8 pubmed
    ..Pharmacotherapy most often involves liquifying--not drying--nasal secretions with oral and topical preparations. Conservative surgical treatment is occasionally indicated...
  19. Seeger J, Zenev E, Gundlach P, Stein T, Muller G. Bipolar radiofrequency-induced thermotherapy of turbinate hypertrophy: pilot study and 20 months' follow-up. Laryngoscope. 2003;113:130-5 pubmed
    ..The present report is a pilot clinical study about a new bipolar ablation technique for the treatment of turbinate hypertrophy, which offers an alternative to conventional methods...
  20. Tas A, Yagiz R, Yalcin O, Uzun C, Huseyinova G, Adali M, et al. Use of mometasone furoate aqueous nasal spray in the treatment of rhinitis medicamentosa: an experimental study. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005;132:608-12 pubmed
  21. Schmidt J, Zalewski P, Olszewski J, Olszewska Ziaber A. Histopathological verification of clinical indications to partial inferior turbinectomy. Rhinology. 2001;39:147-50 pubmed
    ..In specimens obtained from patients with vasomotor rhinitis, a small number of glands and fibrosis of the lamina propria was observed...
  22. Hadley J. Vasomotor rhinitis remains a true clinical problem. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003;129:587-8 pubmed
  23. Bernstein J, Zhang G, Jin L, Abbott C, Nebert D. Olfactory receptor gene polymorphisms and nonallergic vasomotor rhinitis. J Asthma. 2008;45:287-92 pubmed publisher
    ..SNPs) in olfactory receptor (OR) genes from the two largest OR gene clusters and odor-triggered nonallergic vasomotor rhinitis (nVMR)...
  24. Daele J. [Medical treatment of vasomotor and allergic rhinitis]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg. 1993;47:231-46 pubmed
    There are different warp for the successful management of allergic and vasomotor rhinitis. These are: allergen avoidance with environmental control measures, pharmacotherapy and immunotherapy.
  25. Ruskell G. Orbital passage of pterygopalatine ganglion efferents to paranasal sinuses and nasal mucosa in man. Cells Tissues Organs. 2003;175:223-8 pubmed
    ..Failure of surgical lesions of the anterior ethmoidal nerve as a treatment for vasomotor rhinitis may be attributed to the sparing of the separate parasympathetic nerves...
  26. Gani F, Braida A, Lombardi C, Del Giudice A, Senna G, Passalacqua G. Rhinitis in pregnancy. Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003;35:306-13 pubmed
    ..The most common forms of rhinitis are allergic, drug-induced, infectious and vasomotor rhinitis. In addition to the detrimental effects that rhinitis can have on quality of life, it is important to ..
  27. Kaliner M. The treatment of vasomotor nonallergic rhinitis. Clin Allergy Immunol. 2007;19:351-62 pubmed
  28. García de Hombre A. [Otorhinolaringologyc approach of the chronic cough. Clinical case]. An Otorrinolaringol Ibero Am. 2007;34:75-80 pubmed
    ..We show a clinical case with chronic cough and we make reference to the physical exploration, diagnostical method, and possibilities of medical and surgical treatment...
  29. Ciprandi G. Treatment of nonallergic perennial rhinitis. Allergy. 2004;59 Suppl 76:16-22; discussion 22-3 pubmed
    Nonallergic perennial rhinitis (also commonly referred to as vasomotor rhinitis) is a chronic non-IgE-mediated condition that is characterized by symptoms which are similar to those seen in allergic rhinitis, but which persist for over ..
  30. Passali D, Bellussi L, Gaudio E. [Action of an anti-inflammatory agent on the nasal mucosa]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 1990;10 Suppl 28:53-62 pubmed
  31. Altissimi G, Gallucci L, Simoncelli C. [Positional rhinomanometry in hypertrophic vasomotor chronic rhinitis: considerations before and after functional surgery of turbinates]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 1992;12:363-9 pubmed
    ..Postoperative values were quite similar to those of normal subjects, a demonstration of the efficacy of surgical treatment of turbinates hyper-reactivity...
  32. Lin P, Cheng C, Wu C, Yen M, Wang S, Liao K, et al. Bilateral neurotrophic keratopathy complicating Vidian neurectomy. Am J Ophthalmol. 2001;132:106-8 pubmed
    To present a case of bilateral neurotrophic keratopathy with miosis after bilateral Vidian neurectomy for vasomotor rhinitis.
  33. Jensen J, Jakobsen M. [Allergy in general practice in Arhus County. Quality assessment of diagnosis, treatment and instructions to patients: II. Rhinitis]. Ugeskr Laeger. 2006;168:1331-6 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate adult patients in general practice suspected of having rhinitis...
  34. Knipping S, Holzhausen H, Riederer A, Schrom T. Allergic and idiopathic rhinitis: an ultrastructural study. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2009;266:1249-56 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, on the ultrastructural level, AR and IR showed many similarities. Based on these findings anti-inflammatory therapy modalities could be recommended for both types of rhinitis...
  35. Banov C, Lieberman P. Efficacy of azelastine nasal spray in the treatment of vasomotor (perennial nonallergic) rhinitis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2001;86:28-35 pubmed
    ..Vasomotor (perennial nonallergic) rhinitis (VMR) is a noninfectious, chronic rhinitis usually not associated with inflammatory cell infiltration...
  36. Sroka R, Janda P, Killian T, Vaz F, Betz C, Leunig A. Comparison of long term results after Ho:YAG and diode laser treatment of hyperplastic inferior nasal turbinates. Lasers Surg Med. 2007;39:324-31 pubmed
    ..Therefore, a clinical study was performed to assess and to compare the long-term outcome of both endonasal Ho:YAG and endonasal diode laser-assisted turbinate surgery...
  37. Schmidt J, Zalewski P, Olszewski J, Olszewska Ziaber A, Młoczkowski D, Pietkiewicz P. [Histopathological verifications clinical indications in the inferior turbinoplasty]. Otolaryngol Pol. 2001;55:545-50 pubmed
    ..Analysing of morphologic changes in mucous membrane of the nasal inferior turbinates verified of clinic indications to inferior turbinoplasty...
  38. Janda P, Sroka R, Betz C, Grevers G, Leunig A. [Ho:YAG and diode laser treatment of hyperplastic inferior nasal turbinates]. Laryngorhinootologie. 2002;81:484-90 pubmed
    ..Since the early 80's, chronic nasal obstruction due to hyperplastic turbinates is treated by laser light. Comparative clinical studies were performed to assess the clinical outcome of laser assisted endonasal turbinate surgery in longterm...
  39. Bachert C. Persistent rhinitis - allergic or nonallergic?. Allergy. 2004;59 Suppl 76:11-5; discussion 15 pubmed
    ..Accordingly, from a clinical standpoint NARES, irritative-toxic, hormonal, drug-induced and idiopathic rhinitis are possibly the least difficult forms of nonallergic rhinitis to diagnose...
  40. Milosević D, Janosevic L, Janosević S, Invanković Z, Dergenc R. Skin reactivity to vasomotor agents in non-eosinophilic and eosinophilic non-allergic rhinitis. J Laryngol Otol. 2002;116:519-22 pubmed
  41. Tosun F, Caliskaner Z, Durmaz A, Gerek M, Ozkaptan Y. Radiofrequency for the treatment of vasomotor rhinitis. Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg. 2005;14:110-5 pubmed
    We assessed the efficacy of submucosal application of radiofrequency to the inferior turbinate for the treatment of vasomotor rhinitis.
  42. Iguchi Y, Yao K, Okamoto M. A characteristic protein in nasal discharge differentiating non-allergic chronic rhinosinusitis from allergic rhinitis. Rhinology. 2002;40:13-7 pubmed
    To differentiate non-allergic chronic rhinosinusitis (vasomotor rhinitis) from allergic rhinitis, a characteristic protein in the nasal discharge was studied...
  43. Amabile G, Pignataro L, Di Cicco M, Biondo B. [Exercise rhinomanometric test in the diagnosis of vasomotor rhinopathy]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 1994;14:643-9 pubmed
    ..The method is easily reproducible, non-invasive and can be usefully applied in clinical practice associated with the normal rhinomanometric challenge test...
  44. Stjarne P, Lundblad L, Lundberg J, Anggard A. Capsaicin and nicotine-sensitive afferent neurones and nasal secretion in healthy human volunteers and in patients with vasomotor rhinitis. Br J Pharmacol. 1989;96:693-701 pubmed
    ..e. controls, a group of patients with the diagnosis of vasomotor rhinitis and a group of patients with increased nasal secretion as the main symptom of the hyperreactive disorder...
  45. Sasaki Y. Possible role of plasminogen activator in the occurrence of profuse watery rhinorrhea after topical application of epinephrine to the nasal mucosa. Rhinology. 2001;39:220-5 pubmed
    ..Tranexamic acd, an inhibitor of plasmin, was effective in blocking the side effects...
  46. Corey J. Vasomotor rhinitis should not be a wastebasket diagnosis. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003;129:588-9 pubmed
  47. Berger W. Pharmacokinetic characteristics and safety and tolerability of a reformulated azelastine hydrochloride nasal spray in patients with chronic rhinitis. Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol. 2009;5:91-102 pubmed
    ..Astelin, Meda Pharmaceuticals, Somerset, NJ, USA) is a first-line treatment for allergic and non-allergic vasomotor rhinitis with well-established therapeutic efficacy and safety...
  48. Udovicki J, Milosevic D, Popov Dragin O. [A double-blind, placebo-controlled study on the efficacy of Rinasek in symptomatic treatment of seasonal and non-seasonal rhinitis]. Med Pregl. 1995;48:255-9 pubmed
    ..6%, well in 13.3%, weak in 13.3% and in 10% of patients it had no effects. Consequently, Rinasek worked positively in 73.2%, and that is the best reason to recommend its application...
  49. Mastin T. Recognizing and treating non-infectious rhinitis. J Am Acad Nurse Pract. 2003;15:398-409 pubmed
    ..To increase clinicians' familiarity with nonallergic and mixed rhinitis and to differentiate these from allergic rhinitis, thus providing for an accurate diagnosis and facilitating a successful initial treatment program...
  50. Serrano E, Percodani J, Didier A. [Allergic rhinitis]. Rev Prat. 2000;50:1537-41 pubmed
    ..Surgical techniques should be reserved to patients who resist to medical treatment or to correct nasal architectural abnormality...
  51. Laing T, Laing M, O Sullivan S. Botulinum toxin for treatment of glandular hypersecretory disorders. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2008;61:1024-8 pubmed publisher
  52. Okuda M. Grading the severity of allergic rhinitis for treatment strategy and drug study purposes. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2001;1:235-41 pubmed
    ..Corrective measures include the use of evidence-based definitions of independent nasal symptoms, avoidance of biases in evaluation, and establishment of international consensus for a standardized scale in this era of globalization...
  53. Olszewski J, Zalewski P, Zielinski K, Schmidt J, Koktysz R, Olszewska Ziaber A, et al. [Clinical and immunohistoenzymatic investigations in patients with vasomotor and perennial allergic rhinitis]. Otolaryngol Pol. 2001;55:599-603 pubmed
    ..There were 42 patients examined aged from 18 to 50 and divided into three groups: I--16 patients with vasomotor rhinitis and II--14 patients with perennial allergic rhinitis and III--12 patients (control) with nasal septum ..
  54. Shaker R, Bardan E, Gu C, Kern M, Torrico L, Toohill R. Intrapharyngeal distribution of gastric acid refluxate. Laryngoscope. 2003;113:1182-91 pubmed
  55. Leunig A, Janda P, Sroka R, Baumgartner R, Grevers G. Ho:YAG laser treatment of hyperplastic inferior nasal turbinates. Laryngoscope. 1999;109:1690-5 pubmed
    ..The aim of this prospective clinical study was to assess the long-term effect of Ho:YAG laser in the treatment of hyperplastic inferior nasal turbinates...
  56. Motta G, Salzano F, Motta S. [The treatment of allergic vasomotor rhinitis: diagnostic problems and local immunotherapy]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 1995;15:1-24 pubmed
    Treatment of allergic vasomotor rhinitis is to be regarded with the factors that modify the symptomatology...
  57. Sjogren I, Jonsson L, Koling A, Jansson C, Osterman K, Hakansson B. The effect of ipratropium bromide on nasal hypersecretion induced by methacholine in patients with vasomotor rhinitis. A double-blind, cross-over, placebo-controlled and randomized dose-response study. Acta Otolaryngol. 1988;106:453-9 pubmed
    ..aerosol on nasal hypersecretion induced by five concentrations methacholine was studied in 24 patients with vasomotor rhinitis and excessive watery nasal secretion...
  58. Shifman A, Finkelstein Y. Rhinorrhea induced by loading of dental implants supporting an obturator prosthesis: a clinical report. J Prosthet Dent. 2003;89:450-2 pubmed
    ..of nasal irritation, blocking of nasal drainage posterior or anterior through a premaxillary defect, vasomotor rhinitis, and gustatory rhinorrhea are presented and discussed, as well as the measures taken to reach the final ..
  59. Wiedemann B. [To unmask allergens. Prick or specific IgE?]. MMW Fortschr Med. 2002;144:8 pubmed
  60. Supiyaphun P, Aramwatanapong P, Kerekhanjanarong V, Sastarasadhit V. KTP laser inferior turbinoplasty: an alternative procedure to treat the nasal obstruction. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2003;30:59-64 pubmed
    ..Nasal obstruction resulting from inferior turbinate hypertrophy (ITH) was treated with KTP laser inferior turbinoplasty (KIT). The effectiveness of the procedure was assessed...