Meaning of SINUSITIS in English


acute or chronic inflammation or infection of the paranasal sinuses (cavities behind the forehead and cheekbones), which may be characterized by nasal congestion and discharge, fever and headache. Sinusitis may be caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi, or may be allergy-related. Treatment includes decongestants, antibiotics and surgical drainage.

AIDS English Glossary.      Английский словарь СПИДа.