Clinical Analysis of Fractional Exhaled and Nasal Nitric Oxide in Allergic Rhinitis Children

Dabo Liu, Zhenyun Huang and Yaping Huang

The primary aim of this study was to assess whether Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO) and Nasal Nitric Oxide (nNO) can be used as a mean of diagnosis in Allergic Rhinitis (AR) without asthma or not , and discuss their correlation. Fifteen healthy children and thirty children with AR, but without asthma, were enrolled. A questionnaire about clinical features of AR children had been completed by parents. The levels of FeNO and nNO were measured by NIOX MINO (Aerocrine AB, Solna, Sweden).IBM SPSS statistics 20.0 software was used to analyse the data.