Chronic Rhinitis with Nasal Polyposis Associated with Sodium Glutamate IntoleranceAsero R.a · Bottazzi G.b
aAmbulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, e bAmbulatorio territoriale di Otorinolaringoiatria, Paderno Dugnano, Italia
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The study reports a case of perennial rhinitis with bilateral polyposis. A careful diagnostic workup revealed that the disorder was caused by sodium glutamate intolerance. This is the first study showing an association between intolerance to food additives and nasal polyposis.
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