Table 2

Endoscopic appearance scores

Characteristic

Baseline and Follow-up


Polyp left (0,1,2,3)


Polyp right (0,1,2,3)


Oedema left (0,1,2)


Oedema right (0,1,2)


Discharge left (0,1,2)


Discharge right (0,1,2)


Postoperative scores to be used for outcome assessment only


Scarring left (0,1,2)


Scarring right (0,1,2)


Crusting left (0,1,2)


Crusting right (0,1,2)


TOTAL POINTS


Polyps: 0 Absence of polyps

1 Polyps in the middle meatus only

2 Polyps beyond the middle meatus but not blocking the nose completely

3 Polyps completely obstructing the nose

Oedema: 0 Absent; 1 Mild; 2 Severe

Discharge: 0 No discharge; 1 Clear, thin discharge; 2 Thick purulent discharge

Scarring: 0 Absent; 1 Mild; 2 severe

Crusting: 0 Absent; 1 Mild; 2 severe

Scadding et al. Clinical and Translational Allergy 2011 1:2   doi:10.1186/2045-7022-1-2

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