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Table 1 Challenges in Determining the Prevalence of Vasomotor Rhinitis

From: Epidemiology of Vasomotor Rhinitis

Agreement on VMR definition
Requirement to rule out all other forms of rhinitis
Requirement to rule out chronic rhinosinusitis
Skin testing or determination of serum-specific IgE is required
Local IgE production without systemic detection may be present (entopy)[2]
Sinus imaging is rarely assessed in large epidemiologic studies
Nasal cytology is rarely assessed in large epidemiologic studies