Rhinopharyngitis is an inflammatory disorder of the upper part of the pharynx (cavum) variably associated with a nasal condition.
It is usually caused by a virus.
Antibiotic treatment for acute uncomplicated rhinopharyngitis is not justified in either adults or children. Only obvious assumed bacteria complications (acute otitis, medium sinusitis) justify antibiotics being used.
Rhinopharyngitis is an inflammatory disorder of the pharynx associated with disease of the nasal fossae. Credits : GSK.