OverviewNasal polyps (Small, sac-like growths consisting of inflamed nasal mucosa) are seen with asthma, hay fever, chronic sinus infections, and cystic fibrosis.
Update Date 8/12/2013
Updated by: Ashutosh Kacker, MD, BS, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Weill Cornell Medical College, and Associate Attending Otolaryngologist, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.