Revista Cubana de Cirugía
versión On-line ISSN 1561-2945
A study of 50 patients suffering from nasal polyposis was conducted. Most of the patients were 40 and 50 years old. It was observed a predominance of males. The time of the evolution of the disease prevailing among the patients was from 1 to 4 years. The allergy history and blood eosynophilia were present in our cases. All the patients underwent surgery, which consisted in anterior nasal polypectomy on occasions associated with the maxilloethmoidectomy technique. In the samples obtained it was observed a predominance, from the macroscopical point of view, of the polypoid aspect, the thickened mucosa and the mucoserous secretion. Likewise, epithelial hypertrophy, thickening of the nasal membrane, edema and glandular hyperplasia in the own lamina were found in the histopathological analysis
Palabras llave : Nasal polyposis.