Approche anti-inflammatoire de la rhinite allergique - Revue Médicale Suisse
La rhinite hypertrophique : causes, symptômes et traitement Epidemiological studies have shown that rhinitis and asthma are associated. At least four out of inflammation asthmatics suffer from rhinitis and one out of four rhinitic subjects develop asthma. Recent progress in cellular and molecular biology confirms that the same inflammatory cells and similar mechanisms participate in the pathophysiology of the two diseases. Histological findings show that although nasal inflammation resembles bronchial inflammation, specific remodelling nasale that are present in asthma are lacking in rhinitis. This may be due to the different embryologic origin of the two organs.