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International Journal of Otolaryngology
Volume 2017, Article ID 8098426, 5 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/8098426
Review Article

Prevalence of Rhinitis in Athletes: Systematic Review

1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ University Hospital, London, UK
2Department of Physical Education and Sports, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
3Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia

Correspondence should be addressed to Pavol Surda; moc.liamg@adrus.lovap

Received 8 March 2017; Accepted 9 July 2017; Published 9 August 2017

Academic Editor: Peter S. Roland

Copyright © 2017 Pavol Surda et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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