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Table 1 Chronic Rhinitis Syndromes that are Nonallergic and Noninfectious and Not Due to Anatomical/Mechanical Causes*

From: Classification of Nonallergic Rhinitis Syndromes With a Focus on Vasomotor Rhinitis, Proposed to be Known henceforth as Nonallergic Rhinopathy

• Drug-induced rhinitis, including rhinitis medicamentosa
• Gustatory rhinitis
• Hormonal-induced rhinitis, including the rhinitis of pregnancy
• Nonallergic rhinitis with eosinophilia
• Senile rhinitis
• Atrophic rhinitis
• Cerebral spinal fluid leak
• Nonallergic rhinopathy (NAR), previously known as vasomotor rhinitis (VMR), or idiopathic nonallergic rhinitis
  1. *Both anatomic/mechanical abnormalities and chronic infectious rhinitis and rhinosinusitis are excluded.
  2. Adapted from J World Allergy Org. 2009;2:20-25 and J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008;122(2 suppl):S1-S84.