Decoding the correct diagnosis of Allergic Rhinitis in clinic practice - Dr Tushar Kanti Ghosh
Allergic rhinitis is an Immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated disorder of the nose, usually caused by sensitization to inhaled allergens. It is known to affect between 10% and 30% of all adults and as many as 40% of children globally (1)
Medical practitioners often misdiagnose allergic rhinitis with the common cold, frequently perpetuating oral antibiotics overuse (2). It is essential to throw more light on Allergic Rhinitis inside the medical community right from diagnosis and management and to the public at large.
In this video, an eminent specialist, surgeon, and Founder of Ghosh ENT Foundation, Dr. Tushar Kanti Ghosh, explains the correct diagnosis of Allergic Rhinitis starting from primary diagnostic tools and all the latest steps involved in the diagnosis steps.
1. Wallace DV et al., Journal of allergy and clinical immunology. 2008 Aug 1;122(2):S1-84
2. Karen Rance. Allergic Rhinitis: Treatment and Management. Contemporary Clinic. 2015. Available at: https://www.contemporaryclinic.com/view/allergic-rhinitis-treatment-and-management