Evaluation of peripheral blood cell levels in nasal polyposis, anthrochoanal polip and inverted papillom patients





Neutrophil, Lymphocyte, Eosinophil, Monocyte, Platelet, İnverted papilloma, Nasal polyposis, Antrochoanal polyp


Background: Nasal polyps, antrochoanal polyps and Inverted papilloma are nasal masses. The aim of this study the levels and rates of peripheral blood cells are examined in patients with nasal polyps, antrochoanal polyps, and inverted papilloma, and it is investigated whether peripheral blood elements can be used as a marker in the differential diagnosis of these three pathologies

Methods: The files of 70 patients were retrospectively analyzed between January 2015 and December 2018. Patient were divided into three groups as inverted papilloma, nasal polyposis and antrochoanal polyp. Neutrophil, lymphocyte, eosinophil, monocyte and platelet counts, NLR, ELO, MLO, BLO and TLO values of each of these three groups were compared statistically separately.

Results: A total of 70 patients, including 24 nasal polyps, 26 antrochoanal polyps, and 20 inverted papillomas, were included in the study. There was no statistical difference between the groups in terms of NLR, BLO, MLO, TLO (p=0.479). Only ELO value was higher in the nasal polyp group (p=0.035).

Conclusions: As in many areas, easier and cheaper diagnostic methods and markers are needed in nasal cavity masses. In our study, we found no evidence that peripheral blood cells could be used to guide the diagnosis and treatment plan of the most common mass lesions of the nasal cavity. Broader and more comprehensive studies are needed for definitive results. 


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