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How to Monitor Nasal Allergy in Children

I. Introduction 233

II. Clinical Examination 235

A. Active Anterior Rhinomanometry 235

B. Acoustic Rhinometry 236

C. Muco-ciliary Transport Time 236

III. Allergy Tests 237

IV. Conclusion 239

References 239

I. Introduction

The alteration of vasomotility of nasal mucosa can be included in the term “nasal

hyperreactivity syndrome.” This phrase includes all those diseases based on a vaso-

motor disequilibrium, which can be caused by a specific, or a nonspecific stimulus.