IN THIS paper there are discussed and described methods for curing nasal polyposis. Not all nasal polypi, of course, are of the same nature. Neither antrochoanal polyp nor carcinoma of the nose and sinuses presenting as polypi is discussed. The usual types of nasal polypi are of either allergic or infective origin. I have several times found allergic nasal polypi, if small and early in their development, to disappear under local or general antiallergic treatment; such disappearance, however, is unusual, and, as a rule, surgery is required to effect a cure. It is often not possible to draw a hard and fast dividing line between allergic and infective polypi, as infection often becomes superimposed on nasal sinus allergy.
LESS RADICAL SURGERY FOR NASAL POLYPOSIS
Cure of nasal polypi is dependent on removing or otherwise treating the diseased tissues from which the polypi arise. The extent of the surgery required for