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Table 3 Total nasal symptoms score (TNSS) before and after treatment in the injection group

From: Comparative study between intrapolyp steroid injection and oral steroid for treatment of sinonasal polyposis in Egyptian patients

Symptom Before treatment After treatment P value
Mean SD Median Mean SD Median
Blocked nose 5.56 0.70 6.00 3.19 1.75 3.00 < 0.001
Runny nose 5.30 0.87 6.00 3.22 1.58 2.00 0.001
Itching 1.33 1.14 1.00 0.85 0.91 1.00 < 0.001
Sneezing 2.11 1.40 2.00 0.89 1.12 1.00 < 0.001
Hyposmia 4.96 1.02 5.00 3.04 1.43 3.00 0.317
Sinonasal pain 0.07 0.27 0.00 0.04 0.19 0.00 < 0.001
TNSS 18.74 4.04 18.00 10.89 4.62 9.00 < 0.001