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Histologic Differentiation of an Inflammatory Nasal Polyp from a Nasal Polyp in a Patient with Cystic Fibrosis

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Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Some patients with cystic fibrosis may develop nasal polyps that can be distinguished from the common inflammatory nasal polyp on histologic examination. This may be important in children since inflammatory polyps are relatively uncommon in pediatric patients. The authors are from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

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