Management of complicated pediatric rhinosinusitis in the COVID-19 era

Conor H. Blanco, John B. Stein, Gregory L. Barinsky, Christina H. Fang, Jordon G. Grube, Roger E. Turbin, Jean Anderson Eloy

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With the ongoing development of the COVID-19 pandemic, research continues to emerge regarding the pathophysiology, characteristics, and treatment considerations for patients with COVID-19. No reports have highlighted the specific challenges posed in the management of pediatric patients with COVID-19 who present with complicated rhinosinusitis. In this report, we discuss our preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative multidisciplinary treatment strategy for these cases and provide two examples of complicated rhinosinusitis cases in COVID-19 patients, treated with two different approaches. Pearls, insights, and a brief review of the literature are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number102746
JournalAmerican Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • COVID-19
  • Complicated sinusitis
  • Coronavirus
  • Pediatric COVID-19
  • Pediatric rhinosinusitis
  • Sars-CoV-2

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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