Sinusitis, Chronic

Uncomplicated

Typically symtoms are low grade and have been present for > 2 months. The pathogens are more likely to include S. aureus and anerobes.

Imaging may be useful if the diagnosis is unclear.

Air-fluid levels may be seen.

Macrolides are not recommended for treatment as they provide inferior coverage.

Infection Prevention and Control

Routine Practices

Most Likely Pathogens

Oral anaerobes

Empiric Antimicrobials

AND

*If very ill or air fluid levels

ALTERNATIVELY, CONSIDER

Usual Duration

14 days