Otolaryngology Online Journal

Research Article - Otolaryngology Online Journal (2018) Volume 8, Issue 2

Expressions of Eosinophil in Chronic Rhinosinusitis Patients with Nasal Polyp

Aim: The objective of this study was to identify the expression of eosinophils in sinonasal tissue of chronic rhinosinusitis patients with nasal polyps. Methods: This was a descriptive observasional study which involved chronic rhinosinusitis patients in Otolaringology Clinic of Dr. Sardjito Hospital during year 2013. The eligible criteria were men or women any age, have no sinonasal or leucocytes malignancy. Eosinophils count was obtained from patient's nasal polyp’s tissue under light microscope with 400 X magnification on 5 high power fields consecutively. Information about chronic rhinosinusitis was obtained from medical record. The data obtained was descriptively analyzed. Result and conclusion: There were 90, 47% of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps tissue has eosinophil count less than 5 cells per high power field.

Author(s): Indrawati LPL*

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