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What are nasal polyps?

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Nasal polyps are common, non-cancerous, teardrop-shaped growths that form in the nose or sinuses. They’re usually found around the area where the sinuses open into the nasal cavity. Mature ones look like peeled grapes.

SOURCES:

Merck Manual Home Edition: "Nasal Polyps."

Merck Manual Professional: "Nasal Polyps."

American Rhinologic Society: "Nasal Polyps."

General Hospital for Children: "Nasal Polyps."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on July 23, 2020

SOURCES:

Merck Manual Home Edition: "Nasal Polyps."

Merck Manual Professional: "Nasal Polyps."

American Rhinologic Society: "Nasal Polyps."

General Hospital for Children: "Nasal Polyps."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on July 23, 2020

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